Where has the development of Gwadar reached?
Construction of Gwadar International Airport is underway with China’s cooperation. Laws have been framed for the establishment of industrial zones. Domestic and foreign investors have started practical steps for the establishment of industries and investment in tourism.
Recently, the Gwadar Business Club organized a review meeting and events for the members who have invested in Gwadar from all over the country.
The members of Gwadar Business Club were informed that the ancient population of Gwadar would be preserved and modernized. Laws have been framed for the allotment of land in the industrial zones of the city.
Manzoor Hussain, Additional Secretary, Balochistan Industries Department, told media that 20,000 acres of land had been recommended for the special economic zone. At the same time, the 300 MW coal power plant will be operational by 2023.
He said that laws had been framed, and now the land will be used for industrial purposes only. Gwadar Industrial Development Authority (JEDA) has simplified the process of allotment of land.
MD Gwadar Industrial Estate Development Authority Ataullah Jogezai has said that they have allotted 3,000 acres of land for the industrial zone and are acquiring another 1,000 acres.
Members of Gwadar Business Club expressed satisfaction over the land allotment, industrial zone facilities, and development works in the city and requested further acceleration of development works.
In a meeting with media persons, Gwadar Development Authority DG Shahzeb Kakar said that the best smart port city master plan for the country had been prepared for Gwadar with Vision 2050 development
He said that Gwadar had been planned on 88,000 acres, more than 2.5 lakh square kilometers for fishing, shipyards are also being designed for maritime traffic. He said that many development projects had been completed with the cooperation of China.
Shahzeb Kakar said that roads had been constructed in two hundred and fifty kilometers in Gwadar, the coastal strip is being made beautiful and attractive for tourists. He said that modern facilities would be provided by conserving the ancient populated area of the city, for which projects worth Rs. 20 billion have been launched.
Shahzeb Kakar said that they will build the second-largest economic city in the country, human resources are needed, the petrochemical industry is a priority.
He further said that our competition is with Singapore and Dubai. The problems of the Patwari system will have to be eliminated. The city’s population is one hundred and thirty-eight thousand, so the system is
being modernized to provide facilities.
He said that the services of education and health experts are being sought while plans are underway to preserve some historical places, and Education City is also included in the plan.
Shahzeb Kakar said that West Bay is an important center of tourism, GDA will build its resorts and hotels. He said that there are seven ecological corridors. Improving the environment is a priority. The city needs 70 lakh gallons of water. Funds are needed. At this time, the federal and provincial governments should give us funds. After some time, Gwadar will give you more. The Authority has also planned mass transit because of increasing future
In Port City Gwadar, industrialists have a special interest in real estate and developers, while the acceleration of development work will also boost investors’ morale.