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Monday, December 27, 2010

Gwadar Pakistan

Posted by khubaib Abbasi On 1:54 PM

Gwadar is a developing port city in Balochistan, Pakistan. Gwadar is strategically located between three increasingly important regions: the oil-rich Middle East, heavily populated South Asia and the economically emerging and resource-laden region of Central Asia. Gwadar is the location of the Gwadar Port, a warm-water, deep sea port. China has acknowledged that Gwadar’s strategic value is no less than that of the Karakoram Highway, which helped cement the China-Pakistan relationship. Beijing is also interested in turning it into an energy-transport hub by building an oil pipeline from Gwadar into China's Xinjiang region. The planned pipeline will carry crude oil sourced from Arab and African states. Gwadar is located on the Gulf of Oman close to the entrance of the Persian Gulf, about 460 kilometres west of Karachi. In 1993, Pakistan started feasibility studies for the development of a major deepwater seaport at Gwadar. The port project commenced on 22 March 2002 with the first phase completed in December 2005. The Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan has earmarked 3000 acres (12 km²) of land for Gwadar International Airport which will be built 26 km away to the northeast of the existing airport towards Pasni and is likely to cost between $200–250 million. The new airport will be given international status and operate under the open sky policy. In the meantime there are plans to improve facilities at the existing airport. The Gwadar deep-sea port emerges as a place of great strategic value, enhancing Pakistan's importance in the whole region, extending from the Persian Gulf through the Indian Ocean to Southeast Asia and the Far East.
The government of pakistan declared Gwadar port a "Special Economic Zone" in the budget, 2003-2004. All banks will open their branches, five star hotels will be built, offshore banking will be started, factories, warehouses and storage will be set up, the tourism industry will be promoted in the area, an export processing zone will be set up, making Pakistan a very attractive place for direct foreign investment, and Gwadar port a regional hub of trade and investment activities.
Oman has offered $100 million aid for the development of social and infrastructure facilities in Balochistan. Out of $100million, Oman has provided $7million for extending of runway at Gwadar Airport, construction of jetties, upgradation of Gwadar Hospital, provision of 100 engines to fishermen and construction of power house. Oman is also financing construction of Gwadar-Hoshab Road, water supply scheme in Gwadar area and construction of irrigation dams.

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Monday, December 20, 2010

K2 Pakistan

Posted by khubaib Abbasi On 11:53 AM

 K2 is second highest mountain in the world after Mount Everest. It is located in gilgit baltistan. The hight of K2 Mountain is 8611 fits. K2 was discovered in 1856. It is most dangerous mountain in the world. K2 is taken from the first letter of Karakorum, and the number indicates that it was the second peak in the range to be measured. K2 was firstly climbed on July,31 1954 by Italian climbers team lead by Ardito Desio and accompanying him were Lino Lacedelli and Achille Companion. A March 1987 measurement of K2 indicated that it might be higher than Everest, but later that year, Everest was re-measured by a similar method and found to indeed be 778 ft (237m) taller. The peak has now been climbed from almost all ridges. 2 is one of the most difficult 8,000ers with technical climbing, severe weather conditions, and high avalanche danger. As of early 2009, 305 climbers have reached K2's summit, while at least 76 have died. K2 is considered more difficult than Everest for several reasons - not the least being its remote location - several weeks of hiking and trekking to just get to base camp - no tourist busses here! It's average slope is close to 45 degrees, compared to Everest's 23 degrees. The most dangerous
part of Everest is the Khumbu ice fall at its base-the mountain itself is not really that difficult.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Ayubia Pakistan

Posted by khubaib Abbasi On 12:20 PM

Ayubia is beautiful visiting place in Pakistan. Ayubia is located in district Abbottabad. Ayubia was declared national park in 1884. It was named after President Ayub Khan, who belonged to Haripur District of Hazara. Most peoples are going to visit ayubia. Ayubia is full of beautiful mountains and different kinds of trees which shows the beauty of Pakistan. Chair lefts and zigzag road makes very interesting view points for visitors. Monkeys and other kind of animals can be found in Ayubia. Ayubia is also near to murree. You can visit Ayubia and murree at same day.
Ayubia is full of trees. There are some restaurant  in Ayubia you can enjoy delicious  Pakistani dishes. You can stay in hotels in murree There are many Hotels in murree. Chair lefts increase the injoyment in Ayubia. Water is very cold in Ayubia. When I was gone our driver brig water and that water was so cold. It was difficult  to drink the water. One thing which fascinated me was beautiful trees. I really like the trees. Ayubia is standing at some 26 kilometers from the tourist hotbed of Murree Hill Station, over 100,000 tourists flock to Ayubia National Park and the places around every year. It is well known for its picnic spots. There are a number of rest houses and small hotels at the base station of the Chairlift. The top station of the Chairlift also has a restaurant and couple of food and souvenir stalls. Golden eagle, Himalayan Griffon vulture, Honey buzzard, Peregrine falcon, Kestrel, Indian sparrow hawk, Hill pigeon, Spotted dove, Collared dove and many other birds are present in Ayubia.

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