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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 -- Balochistan government and Chinese consortium signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for another CPEC project of construction of Petro-Chemical Park at Gawadar costing 46b dollars.
ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government and Chinese consortium signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for another CPEC project of construction of Petro-Chemical Park at Gawadar costing 46b dollars.
China runs the management and further development of the Pakistani port of Gawadar on a longer-term basis.
RAWALPINDI -- The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry(RCCI) will hold three days 'All Pakistan Chambers Presidents Conference International' (APCPCI) on March 11-14 at Gawadar.
He also accepted the RCCI President invitation for All Pakistan Chambers Presidents Conference in Gawadar to be held in March this year and assured his full assistance and cooperation in connecting Chinese Chamber of Commerce and companies
PandD Ministry Federal Secretary, Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui suggested that the committee call Balochistan chief secretary, chairman Gawadar Port, and Gawadar Development Authority director general in the meeting to discuss the issue asa debate on this issue would be useless without theirparticipation.
Pakistan's role is of utmost importance, rather a key in connecting the central Asian states with Indian Ocean and Gawadar port.
As per Gawadar district administration, the Irani boarder forces have apprehended these fishermen on the allegation of violation of coastal boundaries adding that these fishermen were fishing near Gewani in the coastal boundaries of Iran in Arabian sea.
Construction/Black Topping of Access Road from Mekran Coastal Highway to New International Airport at Gawadar envisages construction of three stretches of roads each 7 m wide dual carriageway totalling 2.
Speaking at the signing ceremony of taking over of land Gawadar port free zone; and framework agreement on strategic cooperation between COPHC and Lin Yi Trade City Holdings Limited Ahsan Iqbal stated: "Gawadar is heart of CPEC but today with the handing over of Gawadar port free zone, this heart starts beating.
He said the Central Asian states and other countries would enjoy the port facility after the completion of Gawadar port.
Infrastructure projects include: Lahore- Karachi Motorway; Karakorum Highway and expanding Gawadar Port capacity; modernizing and upgrading Peshawar to Karachi railway line.