Gwadar Port

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.wikipedia
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Gwadar

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
The area's potential to be a major deep water port remained untapped under successive Pakistani governments until 2001, when construction on the first phase of Gwadar Port was initiated.

Balochistan, Pakistan

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Aside from Quetta, the second-largest city of the province is Turbat in the south, while another area of major economic importance is Gwadar Port on the Arabian Sea.

Arabian Sea

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Major seaports include Kandla Port, Okha Port, Mumbai Port, Nhava Sheva Port (Navi Mumbai), Mormugão Port (Goa), New Mangalore Port and Kochi Port in India, the Port of Karachi, Port Qasim, and the Gwadar Port in Pakistan, Chabahar Port in Iran and the Port of Salalah in Salalah, Oman.

Turbat

It is about 120 km southwest of Turbat, and 170 km to the east of Chabahar Port in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
The Gwadar Port is about 120 km to the southwest of Turbat.

China–Pakistan Economic Corridor

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The port features prominently in the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan, and is considered to be a link between the ambitious One Belt, One Road and Maritime Silk Road projects.
On 13 November 2016, CPEC became partly operational when Chinese cargo was transported overland to Gwadar Port for onward maritime shipment to Africa and West Asia, while some major power projects were commissioned by late 2017.

Pakistan

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Since the 1990s some seaport operations have been moved to Balochistan with the construction of Gwadar Port and Gadani Port.

DP World

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PSA International was the highest bidder for the Gwadar port, after its competitor DP World withdrew from the bidding process.
Gwadar Port was subsequently awarded to PSA (Port of Singapore Authority) and opened in March 2007.

East Bay Expressway

A 19 kilometre-long dual carriageway known as the Gwadar East Bay Expressway will also be built at a cost of $140 million to connect Gwadar Port to the existing Makran Coastal Highway and the planned $230 million Gwadar International Airport.
. It will connect Gwadar Port to the Makran Coastal Highway.

String of Pearls (Indian Ocean)

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India has expressed fears of a Chinese "String of Pearls" encircling it.
Furthermore, China's support for India's traditional enemy of Pakistan (see: Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts) and its Gwadar Port is viewed as a threat, compounded by fears that China may develop an overseas naval military base in Gwadar, which could allow China to conduct expeditionary warfare in the IOR.

Gwadar International Airport

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A 19 kilometre-long dual carriageway known as the Gwadar East Bay Expressway will also be built at a cost of $140 million to connect Gwadar Port to the existing Makran Coastal Highway and the planned $230 million Gwadar International Airport.

Belt and Road Initiative

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The port features prominently in the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan, and is considered to be a link between the ambitious One Belt, One Road and Maritime Silk Road projects.

Chabahar Port

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It is about 120 km southwest of Turbat, and 170 km to the east of Chabahar Port in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
Pakistan's Chinese-funded deep sea port at Gwadar is also on the Makran coast, at a distance of mere 76 nautical miles.

Quadrilateral Traffic in Transit Agreement

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During the November 2015 visit of Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon to Pakistan, the Tajik premier also expressed his government's desire to join the Quadrilateral Agreement on Traffic in Transit to use CPEC and Gwadar Port as a conduit for imports and exports to Tajikistan by circumventing Afghanistan.
After the development of Gawadar Port in Baluchistan province of Pakistan, development of this route became more lucrative particularly for Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

Ministry of Maritime Affairs (Pakistan)

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List of Panamax ports

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Pakistani analysts have endorsed the view that Chabahar is not a competitor, stating that Gwadar has an advantage by being a deep sea port and the expansion of Chabahar would in fact expand trade through Gwadar.

Pakistani rupee

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Gwadar Port was featured on the back of the five Pakistani Rupee currency note, which is no longer in circulation.

Port Qasim

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China–Pakistan relations

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The CPEC is considered central to China–Pakistan relations; its central importance is reflected by China's inclusion of the project as part of its 13th five-year development plan.
Gwadar Port in southern Pakistan will serve as the trade nerve centre for China, as most of its trade especially that of oil will be done through the port, which is operated by the China Overseas Port Holding Company, a state-owned Chinese company.

International Phonetic Alphabet

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.

Port

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The Gwadar Port (undefined; IPA: gʷɑːd̪əɾ bənd̪əɾgɑː) is a deep-sea port situated on the Arabian Sea at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan.

Maritime Silk Road

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The port features prominently in the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan, and is considered to be a link between the ambitious One Belt, One Road and Maritime Silk Road projects.

Iran

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It is about 120 km southwest of Turbat, and 170 km to the east of Chabahar Port in Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province.