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Nespak services for NGIA Project

By Our Correspondent
July 29, 2022

LAHORE:NESPAK has won the Project Management Consultancy (PMC) Services in an open bidding for the construction of New Gwadar International Airport (NGIA) Project.

In a statement issued here Thursday, NESPAK Managing Director Dr Tahir Masood said that NGIA project is being implemented under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. Main components of the airport such as main runway, taxiways, apron, visual aids, navigational aids, ATC tower, FCR building, radar & radio building, AFL works, water works, car parking and some ancillary buildings are being undertaken by the Chinese side for which NESPAK in PMC role will act as “Employer’s Representative”.

The additional works related to power supply and security infrastructure works of airside, construction of residential complex for CAA’s staff and Camp for Airport Security Force (ASF) staff, including all external services i.e., water supply network, storm water drainage works, roads, firefighting works, power supply network, telecommunication works, etc. are covered under Pakistani side scope of works for which NESPAK will act as the “Engineer” for the construction supervision services. The Consultancy Agreement has been already signed between NESPAK and Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA).

Meanwhile, the Amendment No.2 incorporating the additional scope of work was signed by Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority and NESPK at P&D Directorate, Karsaz, Karachi. The estimated cost of additional works is around Rs 10 billion. NESPAK is already providing consultancy services for Detailed Design and Field Design Support Services (FDSS) for New Gwadar International Airport Project.