Govt. to link Chagai district with Gwadar, Afghan border

ISLAMABAD: To enhance connectivity, the plan to link the Chagai district with Gwadar seaport and Afghanistan through road networks is underway.

The mineral-rich district holds the world’s fifth-largest deposit of copper and gold in the Reko Diq area.

As per the plan, the proposed Naukundi to Mashkel Road project worth Rs7 billion would be extended to Panjgur district, linking Chagai with Gwadar seaport and Makran Division enhancing connectivity and generating employment.

The proposed Dalbandin to Chagai-cum-Ziyarat Balanoshi Road project worth Rs9 billion will be extended to the Pak-Afghan border, opening a new forefront of trade and travelling routes with the neighbouring state.

Furthermore, a university project worth Rs8 billion will be set up in Naukundi, aimed at natural resource research.


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