THE IMPORTANCE OF GWADAR
Oct 29 - Nov 04, 2007
The importance of Gwadar can be gauged from the recent global news pertaining to the city. Consul-General of Poland in Karachi, Ireneusz Makles has said that his country was interested to cooperate with Pakistan in oil and gas, energy, infrastructure, maritime, engineering and food processing sectors as well as in developing industries in Gwadar. Gwadar was highlighted as the future port of global investors at an international conference on 'Free zones, science and technology parks, enterprise zones', jointly organised by World Free Zone Convention (WFZC) and World Customs Organisation (WCO). The conference was held at the WCO headquarters in Brussels. During the forthcoming visit of Chinese president in early 2008, Pakistan and China are set to sign agreements on Chinese investments in Gwadar Oil City, incentives for setting-up of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Gwadar seaport development programme for expansion of bilateral trade and strengthening of investment relations.
Gwadar deep sea port project has already rivet the attention of business tycoons from all over the world, certainly paving the way for economic activities. As Gwadar is about to be the next global commercial hub, the area will be the center for all activities, events and get together. In fact, ebullient investors along with their near and dear ones have already started showing up at the Zaver Pearl Continental Hotel Gwadar. so much so, those who love the small and bigger escapes from every day life, those who want to live the dream every moment and feel attracted by the unique combination of hospitality, tradition and luxury, those who seek moments of absolute relaxation and pleasure together with the comfort of a modern hotel ñ Zaver is there to accommodate and facilitate them. The hotel offers traditional and across-national-boundaries restaurants, fully equipped conference halls & a business centre, luxurious rooms & suites and above all the soul-stirring panoramic views from any angle of the hotel. Zaver Pearl Continental, the landmark of tourism industry, is the only 5-star hotel in Gwadar, which contains all the brightest facilities which are available in the world leading hotels and resorts with the commitment for maintaining respect, privacy and dignity for all. Owing to the classic location and physical beauty of Zaver Pearl Continental hotel, many private television channels have found the place as the most appropriate for the filming of their programmes and dramas. It is pertinent to mention that the hotel is concurrently located close to the seaport and the Airport.
National and international tour operators and travel agencies have also started taking interest in the packages floated by the management of Zaver Pearl Continental. The packages are not only economical but are immensely attractive in terms of offerings. they are finding it quite convenient in arranging small and large group events and meetings such as conferences and seminars. Be it a journey by road or by air including chartered flights, Zaver facilitates the tour operators. A number of the events scheduled during festivals in Gwadar have gained recognition amongst sponsors who also have arrangements with tour operators and travel agencies to provide travel, hotel and event arrangements.