Gwadar to re-acquire status of winter capital

Published: February 23, 2017
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PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Wednesday announced plans to restore the status of Gwadar as winter capital and directed all provincial departments to establish their offices there.

He made this announcement while presiding over the 16th meeting of Gwadar Development Authority’s (GDA) governing body.  The meeting was reviewed by Gwadar Development Authority’s administrative and other affairs.

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Approving provision of land for setting up the 300MW power plant project in Gwadar, it was decided that GDA would also recommend the company for partnership in profit.

It was also decided that the secretariat for the winter capital would be established in District Provincial Complex where offices of all provincial departments would be moved.

The chief minister said that the time had come for the early completion of development projects.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 23rd, 2017.

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  • kemosabe
    Feb 23, 2017 - 10:03AM

    Is Karachi the winter capital at the federal level ?Recommend

  • Atif
    Feb 23, 2017 - 11:59AM

    Can you please post any other picture of the port that is supposed to change the destiny of Pakistan? I have never seen more than 1 ship in Gwadar.Recommend

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