Gwadar will be ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan: official

Published February 22, 2020
“All the facilities would be provided to the investors in Gwadar,” says GDA DG. — Dawn/File
“All the facilities would be provided to the investors in Gwadar,” says GDA DG. — Dawn/File

GWADAR: Gwadar Development Authority director general Shahzeb Khan Kakar has said that Gwadar will be developed into a smart port city as it is the future ‘Singapore’ of Pakistan.

He was presiding over a meeting of the Association of Builders and Developers (Abad) in Gwadar on Friday. He said that with an organisation of talented builders and developers like Abad, there was no reason why the country would not develop.

“All the facilities would be provided to the investors in Gwadar,” he said.

“The city should have already been developed like Singapore 10 years ago, but there were some mistakes that have been corrected. The biggest problem of Gwadar was shortage of water which has been solved as water supply lines from dams are being laid,” he added.

Published in Dawn, February 22nd, 2020

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