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Pakistan gains 50,000km marine area as UN extends continental shelf

May 7, 2009

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has got its continental shelf extended from 200 nautical miles to 350 nautical miles and would subsequently gain a maritime area of more than 50,000 kilometres, Science and Technology Minister Azam Khan Swati said on Wednesday. He told a press conference that the extension in the continental shelf would benefit the country in…

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