Balochistan – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:24:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Balochistan’s right to use formal financial services http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/balochistans-right-to-use-formal-financial-services/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/17/balochistans-right-to-use-formal-financial-services/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:53:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20531 Balochistan still lacks proper system of financial inclusion. Simply 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. There is no doubt that the province offers tremendous opportunities for growth of financial sector as the security situation in Balochistan continues to …

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Emergent water crisis — efforts on a war footing http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/emergent-water-crisis-efforts-on-a-war-footing/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/emergent-water-crisis-efforts-on-a-war-footing/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 20:01:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20233 Emergent water issue is the main concern for the country and the new Government of Pakistan led by Imran Khan who already had promises to resolve the same matter amicably need to make it a top priority as if no dams and water reservoirs were built on urgent basis, Pakistan would soon face drought like …

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Likelihood of oil drilling in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/likelihood-of-oil-drilling-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/10/likelihood-of-oil-drilling-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 09 Sep 2018 19:52:57 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=20227 No doubt, shy investment in oil and gas sector and the security concerns in the province have been the key reasons for slower growth of the sector, but there is presumably another issue related to Iran’s reservation and concern over drilling of oil wells in Balochistan. If the new government led by Prime Minister Imran …

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Balochistan’s potential livestock sector – need of innovative investment plan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/balochistans-potential-livestock-sector-need-of-innovative-investment-plan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/09/03/balochistans-potential-livestock-sector-need-of-innovative-investment-plan/#respond Sun, 02 Sep 2018 19:49:43 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19877 Livestock development is linked with poverty alleviation in Balochistan as its 70 percent population is directly or indirectly involved in livestock rearing activities. The province is rich in livestock resources contributing about 40 percent of Pakistan’s total livestock population, while Balochistan’s people keep animals traditionally for meeting household milk and meat needs. The main consumers …

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Social, political changes in Balochistan – jobs to be done! http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/social-political-changes-in-balochistan-jobs-to-be-done/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/20/social-political-changes-in-balochistan-jobs-to-be-done/#respond Sun, 19 Aug 2018 19:53:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=19331 Last week, the Pakistani nation celebrated its 71st Independence Day with national enthusiasm and fervor. Balochistan, the country’s largest province with respect to area, is still facing a law and order problem in some of its remote areas due to separatist groups, who are engaged in a violent struggle against the state and its institutions. …

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Open access and studies into prospective Balochistan insurance industry http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/13/open-access-and-studies-into-prospective-balochistan-insurance-industry/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/13/open-access-and-studies-into-prospective-balochistan-insurance-industry/#respond Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:51:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18970 The risk perception — risks to life, assets and public and private properties — has been higher and widely prevalent in Balochistan where the incidents of suicide bombings and attacks on public and private properties have witnessed a phenomenal growth over the past many years. The reason is the poor law and order situation in …

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Eminence of two refinery projects in Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/eminence-of-two-refinery-projects-in-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/eminence-of-two-refinery-projects-in-balochistan/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:51:03 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18749 The revival and development of two refinery projects, proposed one at Gwadar and other at Hub, in coastal Balochistan have their own strategic importance. Both are significantly linked to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) worth $60 billion. Gwadar port is expected to serve as secure outlet for the Middle East and Central Asia oil and …

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Byco Petroleum Pakistan limited – past and present feat http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/byco-petroleum-pakistan-limited-past-and-present-feat/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/08/06/byco-petroleum-pakistan-limited-past-and-present-feat/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 19:50:20 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18759 The company was formed in January 1995 as a public listed company. It started its first oil refinery with a capacity of 30,000 barrels a day at Hub, Balochistan with commercial production starting from July, 2004. The capacity was later enhanced by 5000 barrels a day during the 2010 turnaround, making the total capacity to …

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Balochistan’s growth in dire need of attention http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/balochistans-growth-in-dire-need-of-attention/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/30/balochistans-growth-in-dire-need-of-attention/#respond Sun, 29 Jul 2018 19:51:15 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18546 The upcoming government-led by Imran Khan, the leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) who has taken absolute majority after July 25 elections-2018 is committed to invest in human resources. Human development remains the key in tackling the huge poverty challenge in the country. A healthy, skilled and educated population can work better for the economic progress …

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Dire and pressing issues subsist in Balochistan’s health sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/23/dire-and-pressing-issues-subsist-in-balochistans-health-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/23/dire-and-pressing-issues-subsist-in-balochistans-health-sector/#respond Sun, 22 Jul 2018 19:41:45 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=18311 For obtaining health capital in Balochistan, there is a dire need to resolve basic and pressing issues related to the health sector. The health indicators in Balochistan like infant and mother mortality, are poorer than any other province. Major causes of water-related diseases include lack of water supply and sanitation facilities, absence of proper sewerage …

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