Energy Projects and upgradation of Gwadar Port under CPEC Phase -2

Cheap electricity and functioning Gwadar Port will be made possible under CPEC Phase-2

Friday, June 7, 2024
News Desk

Pakistan’s electricity outages period has come to an end with the assistance of Chinese power and energy projects. Under CPEC –One, more than 8500 MW electricity has been added into Pakistan’s national grid, which helped Pakistan a lot to end power outages in the country.

Secondly, under CPEC, Phase-2, Gwadar will be linked with road and trains infrastructure projects.
Under CPEC phase-2 projects, ships from all over the world will start anchoring at Gwadar port and shipping actrivities will be started from Gwadar.
With the completion of airport and road infrastructure in Gwadar, all the respective activities could be witnessed in Gwadar following the visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to China,
Chinese companies are going to establish their offices in Gwadar and subsequent activities will be part of the hustle and bustle of Gwadar from now on, and security relating issues will also be settled.

Under CPEC Phase-2, ML-1 is most important project, and connect Pakistan’s north with Gwadar with a new railway track along with the old outdated railway track from Peshawar to Karachi.
Feasibilities about ML-1 were designed under CPEC in 2014 but following some untoward issues, ML-1 has not been executed but with the visit of Premier Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan and China has headed together to ensure this desired project.

The visit of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has voided the voices relating ignoring CPEC and once again, Pakistan has joined hands with China to ensure all the projects under CPEC to start an new era of economic prosperity in the country.
Contrary to CPEC projects made under CPEC -1, the projects of CPEC phase -2 are more efficient and less time consuming.

In conclusion, Phase 2 of CPEC signifies a crucial juncture in the journey towards realizing shared aspirations and cementing enduring bonds between Pakistan and China.