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  • Gwadar set to achieve international recognition as world-class port city, says Ahsan

    Ahsan Iqbal File Photo Ahsan Iqbal

    Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal has stated that Gwadar would become an internationally acclaimed world-class port city, which would offer tremendous opportunities for its people.

    Talking to Chinese news agency Xinhua, he said Gwadar will become an internationally acclaimed world-class port city with tremendous opportunities for its people.

    Appreciating China's contributions for the uplift of Gwadar, Ahsan Iqbal said China has set up a state-of-the-art modern hospital and helped set up a technical training institution in for the people of Gwadar.

    He said China has also undertaken initiatives to improve the lives of the local people including provision of solar panels to them.

    Ahsan Iqbal pointed out that China has also given scholarships for the youth of Gwadar who are studying in Chinese universities.

    Ahsan Iqbal says China has shown a remarkable contribution in development of different regions of Pakistan, including Gwadar under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).