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Govt formulates three plans to address water, power shortage in Gwadar

National INP August 28, 2021 ISLAMABAD: “The federal government and Balochistan government have formulated three plans to address the water and electricity issues in Gwadar.The plan include the completion of the 300 MW... ISLAMABAD: “The federal government and Balochistan government have formulated three plans to address the water and electricity issues in Gwadar. The plan include the completion of the 300 MW coal-fired power plant, connecting Gwadar with the national electricity grid, and providing immediate relief by transmitting electricity from Iran,” Senator Kauda Babar said while, responding to recent protests rallied in Gwadar. As opposed to a distorted report by Guardian which claimed protests in Gwadar were against China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Babar clarified that “the protests have nothing to do with BRI and CPEC, according to Gwadar Pro. The issue was local in nature, related to water and electricity shortages. Therefore, it is wrong and ill-intended to link these prote

More terror attacks in Pakistan would surely jeopardise CPEC: Pak daily

ANI |  Updated:  Aug 28, 2021 15:19 IST Islamabad [ Pakistan ], August 28 (ANI): An uptick in terrorism in  Pakistan  owing to the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan poses serious national security challenges, said a  Pakistan i daily, adding that more  terror attack s in  Pakistan  would surely jeopardise China  Pakistan  Economic Corridor ( CPEC ). Pakistan  Today, in an editorial, said that Islamabad must remain a peaceful country where foreign nationals feel safe. "Otherwise, it will become increasingly difficult to maintain healthy strategic ties with useful allies, not to mention the economic impact if countries such as China start pulling out their investments," the editorial read. Last week, two children were killed while three others, including a Chinese national, were injured in a suicide attack targeting a vehicle carrying Chinese nationals near the East Bay Expressway in Gwadar, Balochistan. This was the second attack on Chinese nationals in the country, a mon