Gwadar port to create 40,000 jobs: GPA chairman

Quetta: Work on construction of a 10-square-kilometer industrial free zone in Gwadar is underway and the port city alone will be able to create about 40,000 jobs. In an interview with APP here on Friday, Chairman Gwadar Port Authority (GPA) Dostain Khan Jamaldini said construction of Gwadar Free Zone was underway at cost of $2 […]

CPEC will boost living standards, increase tourism in GB

Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Legislative Assembly Speaker Fida Muhammad Nashad has said that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will boost tourism in the 73,000 sq km region. While talking to media, he said that GB is called a paradise for mountaineers and is home to five of the 14‘eight- thousanders’ (peaks above 8,000 metres) in the […]

Government has allocated ‘huge funds’ for Western route of CPEC: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that the government has allocated a huge amount of funds for the completion of the Western route of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In a statement, he said that up to Rs 22 billion have been allocated for the Burhan-Hakla route. He said that […]