The ECNEC approved PC-I of 5 MGD desalination plant in 2018. With an estimated cost of Rs. 5 billion,the plat aims to address the portable and drinking water shortage in Gwadar. Tendering of plant isunder process. Sourcehttp://cpec.gov.pk/project-details/93

In 2021, the government of Pakistan has approved 1.2 MGD desalination plant and signedimplementation agreement to ensure the fresh potable water supply to the people of Gwadar. With anestimated cost of $ 12.7 million, project aims to purify sea water and make it safe for usage. The civilwork on plant will start this year and […]

Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) issued the letter of Interest (LoI) for the 300 MW coal-fired power project on May 26, 2017 while the Letter of Support (LoS) was issued on August 23, 2019Thegroundbreaking of project held in November, 2019. Land for project has been acquired in 2020. With an investment of $ 542.3 […]

In April 2018, the Economic Affairs Division (EAD) of Pakistan and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce(MOFCOM) signed a letter of engagement for the construction of Pak-China friendship hospital inGwadar, Balochistan. Groundbreaking of hospital held in 2019 while civil work started in 2020. The Pak-China friendship hospital under CPEC aims to bring advanced medical facilities for […]

A new international airport (NGIA), being built in Gwadar at estimated cost of $230 million, is managedand operated by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority. The groundbreaking of New Gwadar InternationalAirport held on March 29, 2019 and the construction work kicked off same year in October. The airport,originally expected to be completed in 2022, will be completed […]

China and Pakistan signed a MoU on financing and provision of Chinese government concessional loanfor execution of Gwadar Eastbay Expressway. The ECNEC approved project in January 2015. Thegroundbreaking of 19 KM long expressway held in November 2017. The project aims to provide primaryconnectivity of the Port and its free zone with the network of national […]

Groundbreaking of Pak-China Technical and Vocational Institute at Gwadar held in 2019. The instituteaimed to enhance the skills of locals to further participate in the growth of port city. Over 1000 jobswere created for locals during the construction phase. The project, at estimated cost of $ 10 million,Project completed and inaugurated on September 30, 2021. […]

On September 9, 2016, China and Pakistan agreed to the development of Gwadar Smart Port CityMaster Plan that would transform the existing city into a modern port of international standards topromote local, national and regional growth in the coming decades. The project agreement was signedon May 15, 2017 at estimated cost of $ 4 million. […]

In 2013, the government of Pakistan transferred the contract on development and operation of Gwadarfree zone to China Overseas Ports Holding Company Limited (COPHC). It is reported that the COPHC willget a 91% share of the revenue from the operations of the port and the terminal. The development ofport and free zone aimed at creating […]