The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is generally described as a game changer for Pakistan and Balochistan. But in my reckoning, CPEC is much more than that. In the long-term perspective, CPEC is the future of Balochistan in the same way as Balochistan is the future of Pakistan.
It is time the Pakistan government gave Balochistan the importance and attention it deserves. The province holds immense mineral and agricultural resources but its development has long been neglected by successive governments. Needless to say, a well-coordinated long-term development plan for the utilization of its natural resources will not only herald a new era of prosperity for Balochistan but also transform the economic future of Pakistan.Continue reading “CPEC is the future of both Pakistan and Balochistan”