Balochistan – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:11:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Time to make Balochistan heaven of auto and allied sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/time-to-make-balochistan-heaven-of-auto-and-allied-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/14/time-to-make-balochistan-heaven-of-auto-and-allied-sector/#respond Sun, 13 Jan 2019 19:53:26 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24462 Govt must support private sector to set up assembling units in Gwadar Sector has been growing at 8pc a year and is on track to reach $31bn this year Automobile is an export driven-industry providing lucrative investment opportunities for foreign investors. Though Pakistan automobile market witnessed a rapid growth and hefty expansion over the past …

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Growth of social sector vital for Balochistan’s economic progress http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/growth-of-social-sector-vital-for-balochistans-economic-progress/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/24/growth-of-social-sector-vital-for-balochistans-economic-progress/#respond Sun, 23 Dec 2018 19:50:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23750 The policy makers in Quetta and Islamabad should focus on the development of social sector and make significant investments in education and health to produce the required social capital for the economic development of Balochistan. The province will take years to come at par with developed regions of the country but considerable emphasis with better …

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Energy-rich Balochistan can be a money-making for Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/17/energy-rich-balochistan-can-be-a-money-making-for-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/17/energy-rich-balochistan-can-be-a-money-making-for-pakistan/#respond Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:54:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23422 Present govt must formulate an aggressive exploration policy for the province Present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan needs to formulate an aggressive exploration policy for energy-rich Balochistan. Strategically located province is surrounded by the countries like Afghanistan, Iran, and Arabian Gulf states, which are rich in oil and gas reserves. While on one …

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Growth of fisheries business in Balochistan a focal point http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/17/growth-of-fisheries-business-in-balochistan-a-focal-point/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/17/growth-of-fisheries-business-in-balochistan-a-focal-point/#respond Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:51:13 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23434 Present government of Prime Minister Imran Khan should announce incentives for induction of the private sector in fisheries development, as the interested entrepreneurs and investors can promote the shrimp farming in the country purely on the commercial basis. The present government needs to devise a pro-active strategy for capturing more market share of shrimp business …

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Balochistan proving successful to be Pakistan’s new economic frontier http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/balochistan-proving-successful-to-be-pakistans-new-economic-frontier/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/10/balochistan-proving-successful-to-be-pakistans-new-economic-frontier/#respond Sun, 09 Dec 2018 19:48:39 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23212 With a strategic location in the region and having vast untapped natural resources, diversity of climate, simultaneously five ecological zones, fisheries and strategic mineral resources, Balochistan has the potential to emerge as Pakistan’s new economic frontier. It is endowed with rich reserves of gas, oil, lead, zinc, iron, marble, coal, gold and copper. The province …

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Education should remain top priority for Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/education-should-remain-top-priority-for-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/12/03/education-should-remain-top-priority-for-balochistan/#respond Sun, 02 Dec 2018 19:50:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=23020 Education must be the top priority of the Balochistan government, which should provide both financial and technical support to improve primary enrolment and completion rates, reduce gender disparities, and encourage the private sector to participate in provision of education in the least developed province. The government must take steps to combat technological backwardness in the …

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Rapid paradigm shift in education need of the hour http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/26/rapid-paradigm-shift-in-education-need-of-the-hour/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/26/rapid-paradigm-shift-in-education-need-of-the-hour/#respond Sun, 25 Nov 2018 20:13:14 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22666 Pakistan’s education sector is being identified as poor quality by independent analysts since long. The education sector is getting the least importance when it comes to the allocation of development expenditures from both the federal and provincial governments. The situation further aggravates when allocated resources are distributed to districts, which in turns cause variations in …

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Making Balochistan new economic frontier – the time is ripe http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/26/making-balochistan-new-economic-frontier-the-time-is-ripe/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/26/making-balochistan-new-economic-frontier-the-time-is-ripe/#respond Sun, 25 Nov 2018 19:58:11 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22575 The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan should focus and pay special attention to the untapped sectors of Balochistan economy bringing it into national mainstream. The province has all the potential to emerge as Pakistan’s new economic frontier. Unfortunately, it still remains the least developed and poorest among the four provinces. Rich in energy resources, …

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Health and education – key issues confronting Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/health-and-education-key-issues-confronting-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/12/health-and-education-key-issues-confronting-balochistan/#respond Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:54:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22442 Balochistan is the country’s poorest province with standards of living and social indicators lagging substantially behind the rest of the country. There is a strong nexus of high illiteracy with high poverty in the province. A lethal combination of militancy and poverty continues to keep the province far behind the other provinces in performance improvement …

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Unsung tidal energy potential of Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/unsung-tidal-energy-potential-of-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/11/05/unsung-tidal-energy-potential-of-balochistan/#respond Sun, 04 Nov 2018 19:50:02 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=22098 Balochistan is rich in renewable energy (RE) resources, which must be exploited for sustainable development of the province. The government should make efforts to exploit huge volume of renewable energy sources of the province through renewable energy technologies like wind power turbines, biogas plants, microhydel power plants, solar thermal devices and tidal energy. Tidal power …

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