From Mirpur to Birmingham

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MUZAFFARABAD: Authorities in Pakistan are planning to launch a bus route from the Kashmir town of Mirpur to the British city of Birmingham, 8,000 kilometres (5,000 miles) away. [nggallery id=114] The mammoth journey will take travellers through some of the most dangerous areas of Pakistan on their way to Iran, Turkey and Europe before reaching […]

Jiwani Port

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  Jiwani or Jwani is a town and commercial port that is located along the Gulf of Oman in the Gwadar District of the Balochistan Province in Pakistan. It is located near the Pakistani border with Iran. The town has a total population of 25,000 and is expected to become a major commercial center in concert with the development of the port of Gwadar located nearly 80 km to […]

Ormara sea port

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Ormara (Urdu: اورمارا) is a port city (25° 16′ 29N 64° 35′ 10E) located in the Makran coastal region of the Balochistan Province in Pakistan. It is located 360 km west of Karachi and 230 km east of Gwadar on the Arabian Sea. This port is also mentioned in Periplus of the Erythraean Sea as Oraea. Ormara has a port and fish harbour. The Jinnah Naval Base of the Pakistan Navy is located at Ormara. The airport at […]

Gwadar Port

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Gwadar Port is a developing warm-water, deep-sea port situated at Gwadar in Balochistan province of Pakistan at the apex of the Arabian Sea and at the entrance of the Persian Gulf, about 460 km west of Karachi and approximately 75 km (47 mi) east of Pakistan’s border with Iran. The port is located on the eastern bay of a natural hammerhead-shaped peninsula jutting out into the Arabian Sea from the coastline. The Gwadar […]

Port Qasim

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The Port Muhammad Bin Qasim (Urdu: بندر گاہ محمد بن قاسم Bandar-gāh Muhammad bin Qāsim), also known as Port Qasim, is aseaport in Karachi, Pakistan, on the coastline of the Arabian Sea. It is Pakistan’s second busiest port, handling about 35% of the nation’s cargo (17 million tons per annum). Port Qasim and Karachi Port, the busiest port of country, together handle more than 90% of […]

Port of Karachi

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The Port of Karachi (Urdu: بندر گاہ كراچى Bandar gāh Karācī) is Pakistan’s largest and busiest seaport, handling about 60% of the nation’s cargo (25 million tons per annum). It is located between the Karachi towns of Kiamari and Saddar, close to the main business district and several industrial areas. The geographic position of the port places it in close proximity to major shipping routes such […]