Moqpondass is a place selected for one of the proposed 9 priority SEZs under CPEC in Gilgilt Baltistan (GB) that is bordered with Afghanistan to the north, China to the northeast, and the Pakistani administrated state of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to the south.
The Moqpondass SEZ of GB, naturally rich in precious stones, fruits. The proposed SEZ would be connected through nearest Airport 35KM, Sost Dry port 200KM, CPEC Route 4KM on Gilgit-Skardu Road.
Based on the available endowment structure following potential industries are identified,
- marble and granite
- iron ore processing
- fruit processing and value addition,
- steel industry
- mineral processing and value addition
- leather industry