Gwadar’s long-standing electricity and water problems resolved: Balochistan CM

Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo said on Monday afternoon that Gwadar’s long-standing problems relating to electricity and water were resolved.

Speaking to journalists, he maintained that the government had taken bold and historical steps for the development and prosperity of the province.

“Unnecessary check-posts have been eliminated and Gwadar’s long-standing problems relating to electricity and water have been resolved. We want to facilitate Gwadar to the best of our resources,” he added.

He termed the recent inauguration of the Border Market on the Pakistan-Iran border and Iran-Gwadar Power Project in Gwadar a ‘positive sign’ for both countries.The CM mentioned that there were immense opportunities to promote bilateral regional trade with Iran, including crude oil, gas, food commodities and energy sectors, adding that annual trade between Pakistan and Iran was worth billions of rupees.

The CM contended that the Pakistan-Iran border market project was completed with the cooperation of Pakistan-Iran at the border town of the Recko-Diq border.

“The Pakistan-Iran border was a historic trade corridor that was of unique im-portance not only to the two countries but also to the entire region.”

CM Bizenjo said, as a bridge, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was attracting massive investments. “Apart from the huge investments by China, other countries are also interested to invest in CPEC projects,” he highlighted.