23 Jul 2018

Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk has directed the Ministry of Maritime Affairs to submit comprehensive and concrete proposals for addressing issues related to development of Gwadar port and fast depletion of fisheries resources. He was chairing a meeting of the ministry of maritime affairs here on Tuesday. China is a major investor in Gwadar and has […]

23 Jul 2018

GWADAR: The house of a senior leader of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) was attacked here on Tuesday. According to sources, Abdul Ghafoor Hoat was inside the house when unidentified gunmen fired shots at his house. They said Mr Hoat and other people in the house remained unhurt in the attack. Police said many bullets hit […]

17 Jul 2018

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has approved multiple development projects worth Rs1 billion for Gwadar. The move came during the Gwadar Development Authority (GDA) Governing Body’s meeting, presided over by the chief minister and attended by members of the authority. ‘Gwadar will become region’s commercial hub’ GDA Governing Body Secretary Dr Sajjad Baloch […]

17 Jul 2018

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif says Gwadar port and CPEC projects would open new vista of prosperity by enlarging the scope of employment opportunities for the masses, reported Radio Pakistan. Addressing a ceremony at Sialkot on Sunday, Asif said that Gwadar port would emerge as a busiest port and play a dominating role in ensuring drastic […]

17 Jul 2018

ISLAMABAD – The maritime department on Wednesday revealed that China would build Pak-China Technical and Vocational Training Institute at port city to fulfill the required technical and skilled manpower of maritime for the deep-sea port. “The institute will help fulfilling maritime technical and skilled manpower requirements of the port after the development of industrial projects […]

09 Jul 2018

ISLAMABAD: The National Accoun­tability Bureau has initiated an inquiry into alleged illegal allotment of commercial and industrial plots in Gwadar. According to an official statement issued on Tuesday, NAB Chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal has sought a comprehensive report within 15 days from the director general of NAB Balochistan about alleged illegal allotment of commercial […]

09 Jul 2018

Gwadar enjoys a strategic location on the Arabian Sea in Balochistan, accessible to South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia. In 1958, it was bought by Pakistan from Oman and since 1993 has gone through various processes to extract the potential of this port. Due to inadequate funding, political unrest and lack of proper management, […]

03 Jul 2018

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel on Tuesday ordered the launch of a probe to determine the real origin of a Chinese company that is developing the ‘pearl’ of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after the government admitted that the company did not have the security clearance to work in Pakistan. “The Ministry of Interior has not yet […]

03 Jul 2018

ISLAMABAD – The maritime department on Wednesday revealed that China would build Pak-China Technical and Vocational Training Institute at port city to fulfill the required technical and skilled manpower of maritime for the deep-sea port. “The institute will help fulfilling maritime technical and skilled manpower requirements of the port after the development of industrial projects […]