23 Nov 2019

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)- a big part of Belt and Road is a four plus one formula having in numerous projects worth US$62 billion and covers about 70 countries so far. It is currently in touch with the four components/pillars, highways, railways, Industries pipelines and fifth is the CPEC itself, linking the city of […]

23 Nov 2019

In order to increase connectivity of the Balochistan Port, the first container line service has launched between Karachi, Gwadar and the Gulf. China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) issued a statement, according to which the new service rotation of Port Qasim to Karachi to Gwadar, Jebel Ali, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Jebel Ali, and Port Qasim connects Gwadar with international […]

22 Nov 2019

Two of Beijing’s close allies, Iran and Pakistan, have been increasingly impacted by China’s growing appetite for fish, both for domestic consumption and to supply its processed fish industry. Stricter regulations in Pakistan and an internal political fight in Iran could make it harder for China to expand its fishing industry into their waters.Friction between Iranian political factions, chiefly the Islamic […]

22 Nov 2019

A Saudi delegation, led by the kingdom’s Minister for Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Abdul Aziz Al Falih arrived in Gwadar on Saturday to inspect the site for the proposed oil refinery at the deep seaport city – the ultimate destination of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. At the Gwadar airport, the delegation was received […]

20 Nov 2019

CHINESE Ambassador Yao Jing has announced that his country is going to establish 19 factories in Gwadar, and it will boost the job market opportunities for the youth of Balochistan. Speaking to journalists in Quetta, the envoy remarked that China is eager to develop Balochistan’s mining, agriculture, fisheries and water sectors. The announcement has effectively […]

20 Nov 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has assured China for providing Sales Tax exemption for 23 years and other tax exemptions on equipment and material purchased locally for industrial units established in the Gwadar Free Zone. According to official documents, Pakistan and China appreciated the progress of the construction of the Initial Zone of Gwadar Free Zone offered for […]

20 Nov 2019

Located just 7km away from the port, the northern part of Gwadar has seen some significant investment and developments in the area lately. Commonly known as the Gwadar Free Zone, the region has been much talked about for the recent tax exemptions that were approved to businesses investing here. In what is being seen as […]

19 Nov 2019

The recent years have observed that port cities are growing than the inland towns in the country. This has ultimately led countries to focus more on developing its port cities for trade. Spanning by more than 1000 km of land near the sea, Pakistan, holds an essential position in South Asia, strategically and economically. Frequently […]

19 Nov 2019

From the sky, Gwadar looks like a dust bowl as the ATR aircraft, which regularly flies along the Makran coast from Karachi, circles in for landing. The new airport, currently being designed, will be the largest in Pakistan once it is completed, but for now one has to settle for the old airport. Its VIP section is used […]