Balochistan – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 18 Jan 2020 17:35:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 Balochistan potential access to Pakistan’s tourism game changer http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/balochistan-potential-access-to-pakistans-tourism-game-changer/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/balochistan-potential-access-to-pakistans-tourism-game-changer/#respond Sun, 22 Dec 2019 23:05:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35868 Pakistan witnessed a massive increase of 317 percent in tourist traffic at cultural sites over the past five years, according to a recent report by Gallup Pakistan, a research organization affiliated with Gallup International Association. The report released in September indicates that tourism could be a potential game changer that could revitalize the struggling economy …

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Pakistan tourism industry on the path of recovery http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/pakistan-tourism-industry-on-the-path-of-recovery/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/23/pakistan-tourism-industry-on-the-path-of-recovery/#respond Sun, 22 Dec 2019 21:50:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35949 Pakistan: a best holiday destination for 2020 In 2018, the Travel & Tourism (T&T) industry helped generate 10.4 percent of world gross domestic products (GDP) and a similar share of employment, and has shown enormous resilience over the last decade, international study revealed. Fueling this expansion and relative resilience is the ongoing growth of the …

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Banking, financial and insurance can make good growth in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/16/banking-financial-and-insurance-can-make-good-growth-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/16/banking-financial-and-insurance-can-make-good-growth-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 15 Dec 2019 22:50:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35595 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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Balochistan’s economic success in coastal and sea-resources http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/16/balochistans-economic-success-in-coastal-and-sea-resources/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/16/balochistans-economic-success-in-coastal-and-sea-resources/#respond Sun, 15 Dec 2019 22:40:47 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35649 With 770km long coastal belt along the Arabian Sea, Balochistan has the 70 percent of the country’s total coastline of about 1,045km. The coastal and sea-resources of Balochistan have not yet fully exploited and sustainably used for economic development of the province. The efficient and sustainable exploitation can bring about a positive change in the …

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Time to promote Balochistan’s dates, apples export to GCC, world http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/time-to-promote-balochistans-dates-apples-export-to-gcc-world/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/12/02/time-to-promote-balochistans-dates-apples-export-to-gcc-world/#respond Sun, 01 Dec 2019 22:25:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=35349 Pakistan, the sixth largest producer of dates is the third major exporter of dates in the world. According to an estimate, the country annually produces around 600,000 tonnes of dates out of which only 100,000 tonnes are exported and the rest are either consumed locally or perish. Moreover, the season for different varieties of apple …

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Balochistan strives to have easy financial services http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/balochistan-strives-to-have-easy-financial-services/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/balochistan-strives-to-have-easy-financial-services/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:32:36 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34734 Balochistan still lacks financial inclusion. Truly speaking, it still lacks access to formal financial services including savings, credit, insurance and payments vis-à-vis formal financial intermediaries, at an affordable cost. Present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan needs to work on a strategy to increase the relative wealth among the local population and create a …

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Balochistan home-based skills: still room for improvement http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/balochistan-home-based-skills-still-room-for-improvement/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/25/balochistan-home-based-skills-still-room-for-improvement/#respond Sun, 24 Nov 2019 20:19:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34735 Home-based workers are an important part of Balochistan’s informal economy. Home-based work exists in all sectors of employment including handicrafts, manufacturing and agro-based sectors. It is an important source of employment for the local women who lack social security protection. These home-based workers are not generally incorporated in the national development agenda, as they are …

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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 launches multidimensional steps for education overhaul http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/balochistan-launches-multidimensional-steps-for-education-overhaul/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/11/11/balochistan-launches-multidimensional-steps-for-education-overhaul/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2019 19:49:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=34566 To progress inquiring German Education Policy may be helpful CPEC projects will bring in 0.7m jobs for Pakistan and great prosperity for Balochistan Interview with Muhammad Azeem Khan Kakar — Media Coordinator. CM Balochistan PAGE: Tell us about your personal story and path, and how you arrived to do the work you are doing today? …

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