18 Oct 2019

First Afghan transit cargo ship that contains 15,000 tons of chemical fertilizer will arrive at Gwadar deep sea port on Sunday. It signalling that Gwadar port has set sail as the post competitive port in transit of Afghan Cargo, reports Gwadar Pro media network, quoting Zhang Baozhong, Chairman, China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC). Ministry […]

18 Oct 2019

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan said the process of hiring technical experts for setting up an oil refinery at the Gwadar deep seaport, an ultimate destination of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), had been started and would be completed in next three months. “The refinery, having 250,000 to 300,000 barrels per day capacity, […]

18 Oct 2019

ECONOMIC Coordination Committee at its meeting on Tuesday took some very important decisions that will go a long way in complete operationalization of Gwadar port and its free zone. The Committee in principle approved the pending tax concessions for the port and the free zone.As the path of SRO was not pursued, therefore, the government […]

17 Oct 2019

QUETTA: A meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs was held on Gwadar Port under the chairmanship of Senator Kehda Babar Baloch. Senator Muhammad Akram Baloch, customs chief collector, finance and development officials, Gwadar Port Authority chairman, administrators of Chinese companies and top officials of other departments participated in the meeting. The committee was briefed […]

17 Oct 2019

The Nation reported that Gwadar Port will soon start functioning fully for all kinds of imports, exports, and transshipments and for Afghan transit trade. The sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affair held its meeting in Gwadar under the chair of Senator Kauda Babar. The sub-committee got a briefing from the authorities concerned […]

17 Oct 2019

President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday promulgated two ordinances to set up the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority and grant tax concessions to the Gwadar port and its free zone, sending a strong signal to Beijing that Islamabad is serious in implementing the multibillion dollar strategic initiative. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government decided to promulgate presidential […]

16 Oct 2019

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday promulgated two ordinances to set up the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority and grant tax concessions to the Gwadar port and its free zone, sending a strong signal to Beijing that Islamabad is serious in implementing the multibillion dollar strategic initiative. The ordinances were promulgated on the eve of Prime […]

16 Oct 2019

In the power sector, Saudis are helping us install 500 megawatts renewable energy projects worth $4.5 billion in Baluchistan and a $10 billion mega oil refinery in Gwadar. “The refinery would have a 250,000 to 300,000 barrels per day capacity that would help Pakistan cut its annual crude oil import bill by nearly $3 billion.” […]

16 Oct 2019

Cruising down the newly constructed Gwadar-Panjgur Highway, also known as M-8, one can feel like one is in a Hollywood film. We have all the ingredients for a Western — mountains as far as the eye can see, a bleak desert landscape, a harsh sun and a backdrop of violence. Except, instead of riding on […]

15 Oct 2019

ISLAMABAD   –     Gwadar Port will soon start functioning fully for all kinds of imports, exports, and transshipments and for Afghan transit trade, a Senate panel was informed on Monday. The sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Maritime Affair held its meeting in Gwadar under the chair of Senator Kauda Babar. The sub-committee got a briefing from […]