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Major industrial hubs of Punjab

  Gujranwala is an important industrial base in north eastern Punjab. It has a dry port that has contributed a major part in its export growth. The major exports include rice, sugar, textiles, carpets, glass goods, medical equipment, leather products, metal utensils, agricultural equipment, and automotive machinery parts as well as producing machinery for military uses. The main source of energy is a hydro-electric project on the Chenab River. It …

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Punjab the hub of economy

  Punjab is the most populous province of Pakistan that houses 65% of total population of the country. It is the second largest province in terms of area after Balochistan. The province is bordered by Azad Kashmir to the north-east, the Indian states of Punjab and Rajasthan to the east, Sindh to the south, the province of Balochistan to the southwest, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, and …

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Plight of the National Highway

  The 25 kilometer National Highway, starting from Karachi Airport and linking the main industrial hub of Karachi, is in a state of disrepair. It has been in this deplorable condition for a year now, reflecting the criminal negligence of the authorities. The government of Sindh seems least bothered about the prevalent deteriorating business atmosphere in the city, causing serious damage to the more than 60% contribution made by the …

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Karachi dominance: Economic and financial hub of Pakistan

  Karachi is the most populous city of Pakistan and holds its place as the second largest city in the world by population. The city is home to people from various ethnic backgrounds; Sindhi to Urdu speaking and from Punjabi to Pakhtoon or Balochi. It is the financial capital and 4th largest metropolitan city of the world accounts for the lion’s share of GDP and revenue. The city maintains itself …

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Lahore — Fast emerging industrial and trading hub of Pakistan

  Punjab soon to be transformed into a prosperous province Spending spree on Lahore infrastructure during the last few years has placed the city at par with growth-triggering cities of the world. Fast building of transport, industries and state-of-art business centers are the further evidence of city’s modernization. The City of Lahore is emerging fast both as a trading hub because of the huge potential the Wagah border offers and …

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Gwadar port emerging as logistics hub in the region

  In the present age of globalization, Gwadar port has greater scope and tremendous potential to emerge as distribution and logistics hub in the region. Strategically located Gwadar port can be converted into a regional hub of international trade. By virtue of its geography, Gwadar has greater potential, wider scope and brighter prospects to emerge as center of trade and commerce serving at least 20 countries in the Asian region. …

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