New Gwadar International Airport

Project New Gwadar International Airport
Project Description  Construction of New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA), alongwith allied facilities for new airport that will be capable of handling a combination of ATR 72, Airbus, (A-300), Boeing (B-737) and Boeing (B-747) for domestic as well international routes.

Responsibility:

 Aviation Division

Location Gurandani, 26 KM east of Gwadar City, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 230.00
Executing Company / Sponsors Civil Aviation Authority
Financing Chinese Government Grant
Project Progress Update
  • Design and work plan agreed
  • Grant Agreement signed in May 2017
  • Groundbreaking done by Prime Minister on 29th March 2019

Gwadar East-Bay Expressway

Project Gwadar East-Bay Expressway
Project Objective The Construction of Eastbay Expressway is the main artery of Gwadar Port through which the entire traffic of port will flow.
The objective of Eastbay Expressway is providing primary connectivity of the Port & its Free Zone with the network of National Highways. Linking Gwadar Port with the main artery of national highway network and smooth logistic transportation of import, export and transit goods.
Project Description
Project Title: Construction of East-Bay Expressway, Gwadar Port

Currently, Gwadar Deep-Sea Port is connected through a narrow 16 feet wide thoroughfare of Gwadar town at the West-Bay. All the trawlers/trucks loaded with imported shipments pass through this strip causing disruption of normal traffic. The port has not a dedicated wide highway to cater the transporting requirements of the post. The port operationalization, even with the available 3 multi-purpose berths, necessitates construction of the planned East-Bay expressway. This 6-lane expressway along with a provision of 30 meters wide railway corridor shall connect the port with the Mekran Coastal Highway (N-20) through the 2300 acres Free Trade Zone of Gwadar Port.

Responsibility:

  • Proposing Agency: Gwadar Port Authority and Ministry of Maritime Affair
Location Gwadar district, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 168
Executing Company / Sponsors Contracting company on the basis of EPC Or any Financial Framework Agreement under CPEC
Financing Government Interest Free Loan
Project Progress Update
  • Cost approved by ECNEC on 12-01-2015
  • Contract Agreement was signed b/w GPA & CCCC on 24-09-2017
  • Groundbreaking ceremony of Eastbay Expressway was held on 22nd November 2017 by Prime Minister
  • Construction work underway
  • Date of Completion October, 2020

Construction Of Breakwaters

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Construction Of Breakwaters

Project Objective To facilitate construction of additional terminals at Gwadar Port by its Operator.
Project Description Project Title:Construction of Breakwaters, Gwadar Port
Beside the operation of the existing port facilities the operator has to carry out expansion works all along the seashore of Gwadar East Bay constructing additional terminals and port infrastructure. Under the Concession Agreement, however, construction of breakwaters and dredging works are the responsibilities of Gwadar Port Authority. For construction of berthing facilities on the eastern side of the existing multi-purpose terminal (4.200 km), a 1.200-1.500 km long breakwater has to be constructed.
Available Documents (if any): Hydrographic studies are available.
Proposing Agency: Gwadar Port Authority, MoPS
Location Gwadar district, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 123
Executing Company / Sponsors Contracting company on the basis of EPC Or any Financial Framework Agreement under CPEC
Financing Mix of Chinese Government Concessional Loan & Grant
Project Progress Update Draft business plan has been received from Chinese (COPHCL), under review by MoP&S and GPA

Development Of Free Zone

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Development Of Free Zone

Project Objective This project will aim at creating backup port industry for Gwadar Port.
Project Description Project Title:Infrastructure Development for Free Zone & EPZs, Gwadar

At present following areas have been allocated as free zone and export processing zones in the industrial locations of Gwadar. Pieces of lands have already been earmarked/acquired for the purpose:

  • Gwadar port free zone: 2,280 acres
  • GIEDA industrial zone: 3,000 acres
  • EPZA export processing zone: 1,000 acres

Infrastructure is required to be developed for these industrial zones, for example, access roads, internal roads, water, gas, power, custom facilities, fencing, security, some warehouses, office and other allied infrastructure, etc.
Proposing Agency: Gwadar Port Authority, MoPS

Location Gwadar district, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 32
Executing Company / Sponsors GPA, GIEDA, and EPZA Or any Financial Framework Agreement under CPEC
Financing Ministry of Ports & Shipping, Government of Pakistan and Ministry of Commerce
Project Progress Update
  • Tax exemptions for port and Free Zone notified in Finance Bill 2016 
  • Ground breaking done by the Prime Minister
  • 100% private Investment inside Free Zone. To be operated by COPHCL
  • 1st phase completed and inagurated in January 2018
  • Significant progress and response from investors
  • Gwadar Free Zone investment guide line published
  • First Gwadar Expo was held in January 2018
  • A number of industries to start construction work in soon

Pak China Friendship Hospital

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Pak China Friendship Hospital

Project Description Project Title: Hospital at Gwadar (Up-gradation of existing 50 bedded hospital, i.e. Phase-II of GDA Hospital to be named as China-Pakistan Friendship Hospital).

This project is proposed for implementation of Phase-II of 50-bedded hospital constructed under GDA Business Plan (Federal PSDP). The hospital is planned on 68 acres of land. One out of six medical blocks (each 50 bedded) and almost 20% of the residential blocks are completed. Under the proposed project remaining medical blocks, nursing and paramedical institutes, medical college, central laboratory, and other allied facilities are to be constructed with supply of medical equipment and machinery.

Objective of the Project:This project will aim at creating state-of-the-art medical facility in the port city of Gwadar.

Location Gwadar district, Balochistan
Province Balochistan
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 100
Executing Company / Sponsors Gwadar Development Authority
Financing Chinese Government Grant
Project Progress Update
  • Grant  request  sent by EAD to MOFCOM
  • Feasibility study completed by Chinese team to add 100 beds from existing 50, for subsequent extension to 300 beds
  • LOE is signed on 10th April 2018 between EAD adn MOFCOM
  • Implementation mintues signed on 29th March 2019