GWADAR: In order to boost tourism in Lasbela and Gwadar, the Coastal Development Authority (CDA) of Balochistan is set to launch work on seven tourism development projects.
The decision was announced in a meeting held to review the work progress on development schemes launched along the provincial coastal belt by the provincial chief executive.
The services under these projects include setting up resorts, hotels, jetties and water sports facilities in Jiwani, Gwadar, Pasni, Oarmaro, Kund Malir, Damb and Gidani coastal areas.
The PC1 worth Rs1.075 billion has been submitted to the Planning and Development Department.
In another meeting held, the authorities approved plans to install wind and solar energy projects in tourists’ spots that will be set up in the provincial coastal areas, under the Public-Private Partnership.
As per the plans, a Beach Park worth Rs250 million will also be established to attract tourists and boost activity.
The authorities have been directed by CM Kamal to prepare a master plan for development projects to be constructed in the coastal areas.
The CDA will be given ownership of the land being procured for tourism development schemes, he further added.
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