Archive | May, 2009

Iran to provide Gwadar Port 100MW free of cost

Posted on 21 May 2009

ISLAMABAD: Iran has allocated a separate budget for supplying 100 megawatt electricity free of cost to Gwadar Port in Pakistan in order to ease the growing power crisis there. All the groundwork in this connection has been completed and the power supply would start as soon as Pakistan finalized work on transmission lines, said the […]

10-year tax holiday for Gwadar Export Processing Zone

Posted on 21 May 2009

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to provide ten-year tax holidays for Gwadar Export Processing Zone, Federal Minister for Industries and Production announced it during a press conference here on Wednesday. The cabinet has approved awarding tax holidays for industrial units to be set up in Gwadar. The zone would be established over 46,000 acres areas […]

Gwadar Port To Be Linked With Central Asian States

Posted on 18 May 2009

ISLAMABAD: The Federal minister for Communication, Arbab Alamgir Khan has said government is working on a comprehensive plan to link Gawadar Port with International Highways particularly with Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan and other States of Central Asia. He was talking with Ambassador of Tajikistan H.E Mr. Zubaydullo Zubaydov, who met him in his office here Monday […]

Afghanistan offered use of Gwadar, Port Qasim

Posted on 17 May 2009

In return Pakistan seeks access to CARs under new transit trade accord ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has offered Afghanistan to use Gwadar and Bin Qasim ports for trading activities under the Afghan Transit Trade Agreement (ATTA) while in return it wants access to Central Asian Republics (CARs), official sources confided to The News on Saturday. The current […]

Gwadar likely to become Balochistans winter capital

Posted on 15 May 2009

QUETTA: The Balochistan government is likely to declare Gwadar as the winter capital of the province. ‘A decision has been taken in principle and the plan is likely to be approved with the next provincial budget,’ sources told Dawn, adding that officials concerned were working on details of the proposal. ‘The decision will have a […]

Pakistan offers to import Turkmenistan gas through Gwadar

Posted on 01 May 2009

ISLAMABAD (SANA): Pakistan has planned to use Gwadar port for importing natural gas from Turkmenistan. Special Secretary of Ministry of Oil and Gas G.A. Sabiri while briefing about the visit of advisor petroleum and gas doctor Asim Hussain to Turkmenistan, said that 14 thousand cubic feet reservoirs of gas were verified in Turkmenistan. This can […]

Gwadar port can open immense opportunities for import, export

Posted on 01 May 2009

ISLAMABAD, Apr 24 (APP): Adviser to Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain said on Friday that Pakistan offers shortest access to Central Asian countries to the warm waters of Arabian sea and has successfully developed a modern deep sea port at Gwadar,at the mouth of Persian gulf. During his address to […]

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