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Dated:16-04-2016 Civil Engineering Department Wah Engineering College(WEC) Abdullah GulI InterchangeThe Abdullah Gul Interchange, named afterTurkish PresidentAbdullah Gl is aninterchangeof theLahore Ring Road, giving access to theAllama Iqbal International Airport. The interchange was opened on April 1, 2010. It was completed at a cost ofRs.2,275 million, in a record period of 7 months.The opening ceremony was attended by SyedYousaf Raza Gilani,Prime Minister of PakistanandMian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, thePunjabChief Minister. The dignitaries appreciated the excellent quality of work executed by the contractors Earlier, on March 16, 2010, thePunjabChief Ministerperformed the soft opening of the interchange.
Location Lahore Ring RoadType InterchangeLanes 3 x 3Construction Cost Rs. 2.2 BillionLength Bridge-1=46.50 MetersLength Bridge-2 = 50.10 MetersConstruction Period 7 MonthsOpened 1st April2010 Owner PMU, Govt. of Punjab,Lahore,PunjabConsultant NespakContractor NLC&Habib Construction Services
Gwadar PortIs Largest port of pakistansituated on theArabianSeaGwadar inBalochistanprovince ofPakistanThe port is a major destination in theChinaPakistan Economic Corridor In 11/12/2015, Pakistan and China signed a deal to acquire the usage rights to more than 2,000 acres of land for a Chinese company, Chinese official media reported.The leasing would last 43 years Gwadar Port was developed by theGovernment of Pakistanat a cost of USD $248 million. Phase I covered building of three multipurpose berths and related port infrastructure and port handling equipment. Phase I (see below) of the Port was completed in December 2006 and inaugurated byGeneral Pervez Musharrafon 20 March 2007 Gwadar Port is being constructed in two phases: Phase I (2002-2006): USD $248 million. Status: Completed in December 2006 Berths: 3 Multipurpose Berths (capacity: bulk carriers of 30,000deadweight tonnage(DWT)) and container vessels of 25,000 DWT) Length of Berths: 602m Approach Channel: 4.5km long dredged to 12.5m depth Turning basin: 450m diameter Service Berth: One 100m Service Berth Related port infrastructure and handling equipment, pilot boats, tugs, survey vessels, etc.Phase II (2007present): USD $932 million. Status: Under Construction 4 Container Berths 1 Bulk Cargo Terminal (capacity: 100,000 DWT ships) 1 Grain Terminal 1 Ro-Ro Terminal 2 Oil Terminals (capacity: 200,000 DWT ships each) Approach Channel: To be dredged to 14.5m depth Tarbela Damon theIndus RiverinPakistanis the largest earth filled dam in the world and 5th largest by structural volume It is named after townTarbelalocated in between two districts Haripur DistrictandSwabi District ofKhyber Pakhtunkhwa, about 50 kilometers (31mi) northwest ofIslamabad, nearTopi. The dam is 485 feet (148m) high above the riverbed. The dam forms the Tarbela Reservoir, with a surface area of approximately 250-square-kilometre (97sqmi). The dam was completed in 1976 and was designed to store water from the Indus River forirrigation,flood control, and generation of THE hydroelectric power
Official name Tarbela Dam Location Tarbela,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,Pakistan Construction began 1968 Openingdate 1976Constructioncost USD1,497 MillionImpounds Indus RiverHeight 143.26 meters (470ft) from river level
Length 2,743.2 meters (9,000ft)ReservoirCreates Tarbela reservoirTotalcapacity 13.69 cubic kilometers (3.28cumi)Catchmentarea 168,000km2(65,000sqmi) Surfacearea 250km2(97sqmi)
Bahria Town Iconis a double tower skyscraper currently under construction inKarachi,Sindh,Pakistan.The tower is located near the beach of Arabian Sea at Shahrah-e-Firdousi in Karachi. It is a 62-storey building. The Tower is the tallest building on which 90% construction has been completed During its construction, excavations for the foundations caused inconvenience for traffic flow. The fireworks were shown on its completion. Construction was also halted on the orders of Sindh High Court pending the submission of anEnvironmental Impact Assessment report.
Official name Bahria Town Icon
Location Bahria Town Icon tower, #5, Block 4, Shahrah-e-Firdousi, Clifton,Karachi,Pakistan
Construction started 2010Completed 2016Cost USD162.5 millionHeight Roof 938ft (286m)Technical detailsFloor count 62Design and constructionArchitect Arshad Shahid Abdullah (Pvt.) Ltd
Habib Bank PlazaIs the head office ofHabib Bank.It was the tallest building inSouth Asia andPakistanupon completion in 1963.It remained the tallest building for four decades until the 116m tall The bank remained the tallest building for 42 years until MCB Tower was completed in 2005.After 2005, MCB Landmark plaza became the tallest building of Pakistan with 29 floors and a helipad on top.Type BankLocated Karachi,Sindh,PakistanCompleted 1963Roof 101m (331ft)Floor count 22Design and constructionArchitect Leo A. Daly