BRI Factsheet Series – Pakistan-China Friendship Hospital

The Pakistan-China Friendship Hospital aims at creating a state-of-the-art medical facility in the port city of Gwadar. Currently the Hospital holds 50 beds. Under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative it will be upgraded to 100 beds and eventually to 300 beds.

Project Information

Project name
Pakistan-China Friendship Hospital

Type
Health

Location
Gwadar district/Balochistan/Pakistan

BRI Corridor
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Current Status
A feasibility study has been completed. Currently the hospital consists of one medical block and some residential blocks. In order to upgrade the hospital to 300 beds five more medical blocks (with 50 beds each) will be constructed as well as nursing and paramedical institutes, medical college, central laboratory, and other allied facilities. A Letter of Engagement was signed in April 2018.

Project Start
2018

Chinese Involvement
Financing

Projected Total Project Costs
USD 100 million

Financing
The China-Pakistan Friendship Hospital is financed through a Grant. The Economic Affairs Division (EAD) of Pakistan has sent a Grant request to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM).

Operator
Gwadar Development Authority

Additional Project Information
The hospital is planned on 68 acres of land.

Further Information
Belt and Road Health Corridor
Pakistan Today
CPEC – China Pakistan Economic Corridor

Belt and Road Projects (selection)

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