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Gwadar,

port city (1998 est. pop. 43,850), Baluchistan prov., SW Pakistan, at the N end of the Arabian Sea. Traditional industries include fishing and fish processing; there also are facilities for the production of sea salt and the desalinizaton of water. In the early 21st cent. a modern deepwater port was developed there (largely with Chinese funding); the port officially opened in 2007. A 3.6 sq mi (9.3 sk km) Chinese special economic zone and free-trade area nearby the port is under development, and new or improved road, rail, and pipeline links with the rest of Pakistan as well as China and Iran are also being developed. Gwadar was ruled by the sultanate of Muscat and Oman (now Oman) from the late 18th cent.; it was purchased in 1958 by Pakistan.
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ISLAMABAD -- A Parliamentary committee was Wednesday informed that China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) has completed feasibility study for the construction of 1000 meter long new terminal with 5 additional berths at Gwadar.
Tariq Haleem, Vice President FPCCI attended the inaugural ceremony of the liner service to Gwadar Port by vessel MS Tiger.
ISLAMABAD -- 'Chahbhar and Gwadar will complement each other in times to come, and if Pakistan plays its cards in its own interest, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will prove to be a game changer, in real terms.
Karachi -- The first ever Container vessel MS Tiger under CPEC project arrived at Gwadar Port.
KARACHI -- The first ever container vessel 'MS TIGER' under the CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor) project has arrived at Gwadar Port.
KARACHI -- Gwadar Golf City CEO and Grandson of Malik Riaz held a mega event for media to reveal their project in Gwadar.
QUETTA -- Sub Committee of Senate Standing Committee on Planning and Development Chairman Shahzaib Durrani has said that installing desalination plants to utilise seawater is the only permanent solution to water crisis in Gwadar.
GWADAR -- The chairman of the Senate's Standing Sub-Committee on Planning and Development, Shahzeb Durrani, has called for installation of desalination plants to solve the problem of drinking water shortage in Gwadar and its adjacent areas.
QUETTA: The people of new port city of Gwadar were facing great difficulties in obtaining passport due to closure of Passport office since last two months.
GWADAR:State Minister for Ports and Shipping Chaudhry Jaffer Iqbal on Monday said a new berth would be constructed at Gwadar port within one year, providing a larger anchoring space to accommodate three additional big ships.
GWADAR -- Pakistan and China on Monday inked five Agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding for strengthening collaboration between Gwadar and the Chinese port cities.
Gwadar Port in Balochistan is essential part of CPEC, which involves construction of highways, railways and energy pipelines connecting western China with Pakistan and the Persian Gulf.