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Gwadar Port, Free Zone to generate $10bn activities yearly: Asim

By   APP GWADAR:  After becoming fully operational, the Gwadar Port and Gwadar Free Zone (GFZ) would generate economic activities of around $10 billion per annum, besides creating thousands of new jobs, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Chairman retired Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Monday. “Soon after the completion of GFZ, a lot of manufacturing and trading activities will start, cargoes will move, and transshipment activities will increase,” Bajwa said while talking to the media here after reviewing the Gwadar Port and other projects under CPEC. “We will continue to monitor the development work in Gwadar till all projects become fully operational,” he said. The port’s infrastructural work has been completed by the China Port Holding Company at a cost of around $300 million and all four berths are fully operational. Article continues after this advertisement He stated that during the last few months, over 67,000 metric tonnes of cargo had been handled at the port,

Four Pak paramilitary soldiers killed, eight injured in Balochistan terror attacks

Sajjad Hussain 1 June 2021, 10:54 am Islamabad, Jun 1 (PTI) Terrorists attacked a Pakistani security post and later targeted a military vehicle carrying IED, killing at least four paramilitary soldiers and injuring eight others in the restive southwestern province of Balochistan, the Army said. In the first incident, terrorists targeted Frontier Corps (FC) troops in Quetta and Turbat respectively on Monday, according to a statement issued by the media wing of the Pakistan Army - the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The post near Pir Ismail Ziarat was targeted by terrorists, it said. In the exchange of fire “4-5 terrorists were killed while around eight were injured” while “four soldiers were killed while six soldiers got injured.” In another incident, terrorists targeted an FC vehicle with an improvised explosive device at Turbat and injured two soldiers. “Such cowardly acts by inimical elements backed by anti state forces” said and added that they cannot sabotage the hard earne

Turbat: 3 Pakistani military personnel killed, 4 including a lieutenant colonel injured in IED attack by BLA

Turbat: 3 Pakistani military personnel killed, 4 including a lieutenant colonel injured in IED attack by BLA Source: Hakkal Freedom fighters of Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) last night targeted a convoy of Pakistani military in Aabsir, Turbat. In this IED attack by BLA’s Special Tactical Operational Squad (STOS), at least three enemy personnel were killed, whereas, four including a lieutenant colonel, identified as colonel Atif, were injured.  The enemy convoy was targeted when it was travelling through Aabsir area of Turbat.  Baloch Liberation Army will continue its military activities until the restoration of Baloch national state.  Jeeyand Baloch Spokesperson BLA 1st June 2021