Syed Fazl-E-Haider – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:32:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 Health and education – still basic, vital issues in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/health-and-education-still-basic-vital-issues-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/health-and-education-still-basic-vital-issues-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:55:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34526 Last year, Balochistan government led by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan decided to impose health and education emergency in the province. The government declared that establishing boys’ and girls’ schools in every union council of the province is mandatory. It also decided to take strict action against absentee doctors who were not performing duty on …

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Balochistan all set to promote cattle farming trade http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/balochistan-all-set-to-promote-cattle-farming-trade/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/balochistan-all-set-to-promote-cattle-farming-trade/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:53:05 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34535 This month, Balochistan government is holding a three-day international Livestock Expo from November18 to 20 in Quetta with an aim to promote cattle farming in the province. The initiative would also increase meat production in the country besides, fulfilling its growing demand in the local markets. Undoubtedly, it is for the first time that a …

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Balochistan’s readiness towards modern agriculture http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/04/balochistans-readiness-towards-modern-agriculture/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/04/balochistans-readiness-towards-modern-agriculture/#respond Sun, 03 Nov 2019 20:00:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34250 Balochistan government led by Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan plans to increase agricultural output by devising out of the box and effective solutions. The provincial government is taking radical steps to modernize dilapidated agriculture of the province and introduce latest equipment and techniques to cope with the drought areas of the province. The province plans …

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Poverty ease remains the daunting task http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/04/poverty-ease-remains-the-daunting-task/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/04/poverty-ease-remains-the-daunting-task/#respond Sun, 03 Nov 2019 19:53:14 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34282 Surging poverty levels and rising inflationary pressure have hardest hit the poor and ordinary Pakistani in the past one year. Though the present government of Prime Minister Imran Khan shows its commitment to alleviate poverty and rehabilitate the weak and poor sections of the society, yet there are no significant measures taken by the government …

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Time to achieve Gwadar’s investment targets http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/28/time-to-achieve-gwadars-investment-targets/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/28/time-to-achieve-gwadars-investment-targets/#respond Sun, 27 Oct 2019 19:58:56 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33962 Gwadar Port has the potential to transform the country’s economic status forever. Strategically located Gwadar enjoys prime importance as it marks the confluence of South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia. The port city is emerging as modern investment center in the region. This month, President of Pakistan promulgated ordinance to grant tax concessions to …

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Balochistan needs to come up to its full investment potential http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/28/balochistan-needs-to-come-up-to-its-full-investment-potential/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/28/balochistan-needs-to-come-up-to-its-full-investment-potential/#respond Sun, 27 Oct 2019 19:51:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33965 Most depressed Balochistan needs foreign and local investment to develop its economic sectors. The businessmen hesitate to invest due to the lack of development infrastructure and law and order problem in the province. There are greater investment opportunities in all sectors of provincial economy. The provincial government should improve security situation and create an environment …

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Indigenous oil and gas resources – Balochistan remains a hidden gem http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/21/indigenous-oil-and-gas-resources-balochistan-remains-a-hidden-gem/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/21/indigenous-oil-and-gas-resources-balochistan-remains-a-hidden-gem/#respond Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:55:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33689 Pakistan imports Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to meet the demand of the country’s power sector. The gas indigenously produced stands at 4 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) against total demand of 6 bcfd. The country has to import 1.2 bcfd LNG to meet the domestic requirements. The rapid depletion of existing hydrocarbon reservoirs in …

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Balochistan tourism boost has far-reaching effect on economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/21/balochistan-tourism-boost-has-far-reaching-effect-on-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/21/balochistan-tourism-boost-has-far-reaching-effect-on-economy/#respond Sun, 20 Oct 2019 19:51:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33719 Pakistan can earn millions of rupees in terms of foreign exchange by developing tourism industry in Balochistan. With the development of Gwadar Port and the implementation of mega projects under huge China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan, Balochistan has attracted international attention. The province can emerge as prime focus of attention of foreign tourists for its …

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Gwadar development expedites as CPEC enters second phase http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/gwadar-development-expedites-as-cpec-enters-second-phase/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/gwadar-development-expedites-as-cpec-enters-second-phase/#respond Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:54:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33464 China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has entered the second phase of development. Gwadar Port, the soul of the CPEC, has already been granted various facilities enabling it to become a trade and logistical hub for the region. At the conclusion of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s two-day visit to Beijing last week, the two countries in a …

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Balochistan’s insurance sector: a promising economic asset http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/balochistans-insurance-sector-a-promising-economic-asset/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/10/14/balochistans-insurance-sector-a-promising-economic-asset/#respond Sun, 13 Oct 2019 19:51:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=33460 Though Balochistan has vast potential in insurance sector, yet the sector could not play its due role in the local economy. Balochistan is the country’s poorest province. Agriculture, the mainstay of local economy, employs 67 percent of province’s total work force. The local work force and their dependents live in miserable socio-economic conditions. The insurance …

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