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Pakistan to lay down gas pipeline from Gwadar to Nawabshah

LAHORE: Pakistan is in the process of working on the ways to revive the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project, which will lead to import of natural gas from the neighbouring country, Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday. Abbasi told The ×News in an exclusive interview that there are international sanctions on import of natural gas from Iran. He cited as a recent example …Read More

ECC approves Gwadar-Nawabshah LNG Terminal

ISLAMABD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Thursday approved Gwadar-Nawabshah LNG Terminal, ARY News reported. The approval was given during the meeting held in Islamabad today under the chair of Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Ishaq Dar has advised for an early strategy for provision of funds for the project. The meeting also reviewed financial performance of the country. Besides, ECC approved the purchase price of cotton. According to which …Read More

Gwadar port has bright future, says Chinese envoy – Pakistan

GWADAR: The Chinese Consul General in Karachi, Ma Yaou, has said that his country is playing an important role in the development of the Gwadar port and making it fully functional is part of its efforts. Speaking at a function at which three buses donated by the China Overseas Port Holding Company were handed over to the education department for local schools, he said Beijing would utilise all available resources …Read More

Korea offers assistance to build new shipyards at Karachi, Gwadar

ISLAMABAD – While showing keen interest in second shipyard being built in Pakistan, Korea has offered assistance to build the new shipyards at Karachi and Gwadar. This offer was made to the Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanvir Hussain during his visit to Korea. The minister, who is visiting on invitation of Minister for Defence of Korea Gen (retired) Kim Tae Young, was received warmly by Korean authorities. Pakistan has …Read More

China okays 10,400MW power projects

islamabad Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has congratulated his energy and economic team on obtaining approval of the Chinese government for installation of some 14 projects which would generate 10,400MW electricity. The Prime Minister said that this gesture of the Chinese government manifests the deep cordial relations the country has with Pakistan as well as showing the confidence of the international community in the policies of government. These projects would …Read More

Private schools, language centres reopen in Panjgur – Pakistan

GWADAR: Private schools and language centres in Panjgur which were closed in the middle of May because of threats from an unknown religious organisation have reopened after the government assured them of providing protection to them against such threats. “All the 23 private English medium schools and language centres started functioning from Wednesday in the entire Panjgur district,” a senior official of the local administration told Dawn, adding that all …Read More

Pakistan to lay down gas pipeline from Gwadar to Nawabshah

LAHORE: Pakistan is in the process of working on the ways to revive the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project, which will lead to import of natural gas from the neighbouring country, Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday. Abbasi told The ×News in an exclusive interview that there are international sanctions on import of natural gas from Iran. He cited as a recent example …Read More

Investing in Gwadar International

Gwadar is one of the most attractive destinations for all visionary investors, because Gwadar seaport falls among world’s deepest seaports. Gwadar seaport will be connected with the subcontinents, West China, Central Asia and Afghanistan. Geo-strategic importance of Gwadar ensures its place on the global investments skyline. It is estimated that Gwadar seaport will increase 50% GDP of Pakistan. Gwadar is the largest project in the entire history of Pakistan. Economic …Read More

New $3 bn LNG project ready for Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Another fast-track three billion dollars mega project, an LNG terminal at Gwadar and a pipeline to Nawabshah, is being launched by the Nawaz Sharif government with Chinese collaboration. In a major strategic move, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MoPNR) has decided to build the LNG terminal and pipeline through a Government-to-Government (G2G ) arrangement with China. Experts say this would mean that the project will not be …Read More

Gwadar Port – Geography, progress and importance

Gwadar Port is a warm-water, deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan. Location Gwadar is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea it is in Pakistan’s western province of Balochistan. It is about 533 km from Karachi and 120 km from the Iranian border and 380 km (240 mi) km northeast of the nearest point in Oman across the Arabian Sea. Gwadar …Read More