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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 -- The Joint Working Group on Gwadar here on Thursday decided to expedite the work on Gwadar Free Zone Phase -II, besides expediting work on 300 MW coal based power plant so that electricity could be provided which was crucial for development of port.
GWADAR -- Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has unveils Pakistan's most ambitious urban development project to date, Gwadar 3 by Eiwan.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan on Wednesday approved, in principle, the pending tax concessions for Gwadar Port and its free zone amid the Federal Board of Revenue's (FBR) refusal to grant sweeping concessions through a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO).
Gwadar is destined to be a great project in years to come or a game changer in the entire in its real sense.
GWADAR/QUETTA -- Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani on Friday laid the foundation stone of phase III of the Green Energy Project being executed under the Gwadar Development Project.
With the joint efforts of the builders of China and Pakistan, the Gwadar Port has become a bright pearl of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
GWADAR -- Prime Minister Imran Khan performed ground-breaking of Gwadar International Airport at Gwadar on Friday.
Addressing the ceremony, he said development of Gwadar will benefit not only Pakistan but also the entire world because of its strategic location.
ISLAMABAD: Gwadar Port has generated Rs358.151million revenue during last three years of which Rs32.324 million were given to Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) as per its approved share.
ISLAMABAD -- Gwadar Port has generated a revenue of Rs358.15 million during the last three years, of which Rs32.324 million were given to Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) as per its approved share.
Pakistan Navy celebrated 60th Gwadar day with zeal and fervor today.
The first ever Chinese container vessel MS TIGER, loaded with food items, left for Dubai from Gwadar Port last week.