Visit to the Ministry of Planning and Development of Pakistan




The Baluchistan State Government has initiated the modernization and remediation process in order to bring the Gadani Ship Dismantling Industry facilities to international standards for ship dismantling facilities in this area. In this scope; committee of Baluchistan Development Administration under the presidency of Dr. Hamid Khan Achakzai, the Minister of Development, visited our facilities on 2 October 2017.


The reasons for visiting the committee are; to see the best practices in our facilities within the scope of rehabilitation processes, to take advantage of our country’s experiences and to investigate the possible investments to the project in Baluchistan by Turkish private sector in the framework of public private partnership/ build-operate-transfer models.

Presentation about the applications in Turkish ship recycling sector was made by Ersin ÇEVİKER to the committee that was welcomed by Gün Alp ERDİL, chairman of the executive board and the board members.
Presentation about the applications in Turkish ship recycling sector was made by Ersin ÇEVİKER to the committee that was welcomed by Gün Alp ERDİL, chairman of the executive board and the board members.
Videos were shared about the working conditions in Pakistan’s ship dismantling facilities by the committee of Pakistan. In the presentation, taxes-leasing advantages to the private sector which will invest on Pakistan were stated. Field works were showed and information about the processes was given to the committee.

At the end of the meeting, Dr. Hamid Khan Achakzai, the Minister of Development, and the committee members stated that; Turkey is being considered as an ally country, the decisions have taken about presenting the investment opportunities primarily to Turkey, when what they have seen were taken into consideration Turkey is well organized under the roof of Association, mechanization is advanced, activities are suitable to EU and their country is determined to reach that level with the help of ally country Turkey, and they are very happy for the demonstrated hospitality. In the statement made by our association, it was said that the visit of ally country Pakistan committee is welcomed and they will share the investment opportunities with their members.
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