Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Zaidi on Tuesday announced that Port Qasim Authority (PQA) revenue increased by 29pc in the fiscal year 2020-21.

Sharing a yearly performance report of the PQA from his Twitter handle, Ali Zaidi said he is happy to share the outstanding performance report of the Port Qasim Authority as it generated Rs19.76 billion profit during last year.

Apart from generating record profit, the annual expenditure of the port were reduced by 2.18pc during the last fiscal year, Ali Zaidi said and added that the authority paid Rs8 billion in terms of taxes to the federal government.