13 Jun 2017

Indeed, Gwadar in Pakistan is touted by many as the likely location of a second Chinese base after one currently under construction in djibouti, although the Pentagon report did not mention Gwadar by name at all. Certainly, the report underscores China’s movement towards, and beyond, the Indian Ocean. Work on China’sbase in the Horn of […]

08 Jun 2017

GWADAR: A small island said to have been created in the Arabian Sea by a huge earthquake that hit parts of Balochistan in 2013 has disappeared after remaining visible for three years. Off the coastline near the port of Gwadar, locals were astonished to see a new piece of land surface from the waves after […]

08 Jun 2017

QUETTA:  Balochistan’s Cabinet has decided to draft a legislation to protect the political, economic and social rights of the people of Gwadar in view of the on-going development in the port city. The cabinet has formed a parliamentary committee to prepare a legal framework and propose recommendations for the legislation. This was decided in view […]

02 Jun 2017

KARACHI: The Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology  (SSUET) in a far-reaching academic initiative aimed at apprising its students of the background and benefits of the multi-billion dollars China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) had a study visit to Gwadar. An official of the institution said here on Sunday that a group of some 40 students, […]

02 Jun 2017

wadar is strategically located on the western end of Baluchistan coast on the opposite end of the Gulf of Oman which is an important route for oil tankers bound for Japan and western countries out of Gulf. Since outflow of goods from western China and Central Asia reaching Gwadar will pass through this overland trade […]

02 Jun 2017

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that PIA has been directed to operate ATR aircraft flights from Lahore and Islamabad to Gwadar. In an interview, Ahsan Iqbal said that at present ATR aircraft is being used for air service between Karachi and Gwadar and with increasing traffic there is need to […]

31 May 2017

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has allocated 180 billion rupees ($1.71 billion) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and different projects in Gwadar during the 2017-18 financial year which will begin on July 1. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who presented the Rs 4,757 billion budget on Friday, announced several CPEC projects in his speech in parliament. He […]

31 May 2017

BEIJING: Pakistan and China on Saturday signed a series of agreements in Beijing for cooperation in different sectors. Three agreements pertaining to economic and technical cooperation worth 3.4 billion Yuan for Gwadar port and East Bay expressway were signed, according to media reports. Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) related to cooperation within the framework of the […]

31 May 2017

XINJIANG: More than 2 tons of seafood straight from the Indian Ocean hit dining tables around Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China’s furthest inland region, on May 20. The seafood was incredibly fresh, as only 34 hours elapsed between the time it was caught in Pakistan’s Gwadar Port to its arrival Xinjiang by air, according to […]