Chairman Senate Sadiq Sabjrani and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Khusro Bakhtiar arrived in Gwadar on a one-day visit. Along with Chairman Senate and Federal Minister, the Vice-Chairman of China’s Development and Reforms, along with the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, was accompanied by a delegation of heads of various Chinese companies. Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani and Federal Minister Khusro Bakhtiar laid the foundation stone of the 300 MW Coal Power Plant project in Gwadar along with the Chinese delegation, inaugurating the three-storey Zubar Commercial complex in the Gwadar Port Authority. The sophisticated construction of the Zarbar Commercial Complex has been completed at a cost of Rs. 500 million. Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and Federal Minister Khusro Bakhtiar also inspected the projects under construction in the North Free Zone and Expressway along with the Chinese delegation where they were given a detailed briefing on the plans by Chairman Senate Sadiq Sinjrani in the North Free Zone area and they Planted trees also. Event Chinese ambassador handed over four thousand solar solar power project to officials of Pakistani authorities by the Chinese government. The solar panels provided by the Chinese government will be distributed free of charge to the people of Gwadar Chinese Ambassador also expanded Pak China Friendship School; more land will be purchased for Pak China School when upgrades are in the middle.
On the occasion, Chairman Senate and Federal Minister Khusro Bakhtiar laid flowers and paid homage to the monument of Chinese engineers at Gwadar Port.
Addressing a ceremony at the China Business Center, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani said that after the completion of 300 MW coal power plant, the issue of power shortage in Makran including Gwadar will be permanently eliminated. Which will be completed in its term. Chairman Senate said the Zurbar Commercial Complex is an excellent project. The completion of this commercial complex will provide one-stop shopping facilities at Gwadar Port. He further said that there is a great project which will enable commercial activities to start here.
Addressing the ceremony, Federal Minister for Planning and Development Khusro said that Gwadar is not going to become a trading hub but rather, Gwadar Port will play an important role in effective connectivity for the countries of the region. He further said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor plan is a prime example of the friendship and trust of Pakistan and China that cannot be ignored. He said that the development of the region is the first priority of our government.
Senator Kauda Babar Baloch, Balochistan Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buladi, Chief Secretary Balochistan and other Pakistani and Chinese high officials were also present at the ceremony. At the ceremony, students of Pak China School presented the national anthem of both Pakistan and China in a surreal voice and performed the stage and welcomed the guests.
Voice of Gwadar