Sialkot dry port has honor to be the first ever private sector dry port in Asia. A Dry Port is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by Road or rail to a Seaport and operating as a centre for the Transshipment of It was established on May 16, 1984 near Sambrial, about 20 km from Sialkot city under control of Sialkot Dry Port Trust. Events 1204 - Baldwin IX Count of Flanders is crowned as the first Emperor of the Latin Empire. Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Sambrial is a town and Tehsil of Sialkot District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located at the junction of major industrial cities of Pakistan eg. Sialkot, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Daska and Wazirabad. Sialkot ( Urdu / Punjabi:) the capital of Sialkot District, is a city situated in the north-east of the Punjab province in Gujranwala ( is a city in Punjab, Pakistan with a population of 1132509 (1998 census Gujrat ( Urdu / Punjabi:) is a city in Pakistan and is the capital of Gujrat District and the Gujrat Tehsil subdivision in Daska ( Urdu: ڈسکہ, Punjabi: ڈسکا, dska is a small industrial city with a population of around 200000 in the Punjab province Wazirabad ( is an industrial City located in Gujranwala District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is the busiest dry port of Pakistan. It is mainly export oriented port.
At present there are six Dry ports running under the management of Pakistan Railways: Lahore Dry Port Established in 1973 Karachi Dry