The test flights from the new Gwadar International Airport would be started in December. This year as the construction work on site has been expedited. An official of Gwadar Development Authority said.
The new $246m greenfield Gwadar International Airport (NGIA) being built at an area of 4300 acres would be made operational. Before the deadline which was September 2023, the official said.
The government has expanded the 50-bed Pak-China Friendship Hospital Gwadar to 150 bed state-of-the-artt-medical center. In order to ensure the best health care facilities for the people of Gwadar.
The authority would ensure state-of-the-art free medical facilities to the inhabitants of the port city of Gwadar from January next year, he said. The quarter concerned was making all-out efforts to expedite the infrastructure and development projects for their timely completion.
The GDA said the authority has expedited the implementation of the old town rehabilitation plan of Gwadar. To provide the best infrastructure and provide every facility to the masses of the port city.
With the support of the federal government, the project is worth Rs3.3 billion. For the old town rehabilitation of Gwadar was in full swing. To set on modern lines to end the sense of deprivation among the people of the area, he added.
The federal government would be funded 67 shares of the total cost while the Balochistan government would bear. The remaining cost for the development of old town rehabilitation under the Gwadar development plan.
Under the plan, water drainage, supply, and distribution of utility projects would be completed soon. Besides ensuring the supply of clean drinking water to the port dwellers.