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Sanaullah Baloch
Sanaullah Baloch

  • December 20, 2021

    The Reko Diq matter

    Pakistan ill-fatedly lost its multi-billion dollar, regarding probably the world’s largest copper-gold deposit, case in the International Centre...

  • May 07, 2020

    Covid-19: nature’s revenge

    Covid-19 is not just a virus; it is a true mirror and reflection of nations’ ‘strength’ and ‘power’. This invisible virus has unveiled the...

  • April 08, 2020

    Missing national strategy

    The true test of leadership, both in treasury and in opposition, is weighted during national crises and disasters, such as in wars, pandemics or...

  • February 05, 2020

    BISP: time for a rethink

    Like many other flagship schemes in Pakistan with shades of grey, the Benazir Income Support Programme has been no different. The social protection...

  • January 31, 2020

    Balochistan: in a state of despair

    Balochistan’s development landscape is worsening day by day, leading to more despair and distress. A province that suffers from multiple crises is...

  • August 03, 2019

    The Reko Diq matter

    Countless studies have proven that countries with an abundance of natural resources tend to have poor economic growth, less democracy and worse...

  • October 16, 2017

    A time bomb of illiteracy

    Undergoing a protracted politico-economic conflict with Islamabad, Balochistan is a ticking time bomb of multiple social disasters. With immense...

  • April 26, 2017

    The new divide

    Pakistan’s socio-economic landscape is shockingly divided. Eastern Pakistan, comprising Punjab and Sindh, is more developed, with a higher...

  • April 05, 2017

    Census controversies

    A census is a quiet affair for most people in politically stable and institutionally strong countries, where the national head count runs relatively...

  • January 29, 2017

    No energy in Balochistan

    Although it only has a 0.5 percent share in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Balochistan has witnessed the most number of CPEC-related...

  • October 04, 2016

    CPEC: a Baloch perspective

    During one hundred years of colonial rule in greater India and Balochistan, the British Raj constructed thousands of kilometres of railway lines,...

  • August 12, 2016

    What’s wrong in Balochistan?

    The loss of so many of the top brass legal professionals of Balochistan in a single moment is a shocking reminder that the province is far from...

  • July 05, 2016

    United by flag, divided by facts

    Despite having one constitution and a single currency, Pakistan’s human development landscape is horrifically unequal. The country is...

  • June 30, 2016

    Corridor of secrecy

    Separating politics from economics is a terrible idea. With wise policies, the political elite create an environment that generates economic...

  • June 15, 2016

    Our corruption challenge

    Corruption is endemic in Balochistan’s public sector. People see it as an inevitable part of life and many view it as having been...

  • February 13, 2016

    The Gwadar deal

    It was February 2013, two and a half months before the national elections, when the PPP government – under extreme pressure from powerful...

  • January 20, 2016

    A national commission on the CPEC?

    We have recently seen meetings, official statements, and loads of government-generated news stories that have all tried to rescue the Planning...

  • January 09, 2016

    Another Kalabagh?

    Increasing concerns over the mysterious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor are making both the public and political parties nervous about the...

  • August 11, 2015

    A ‘peaceful Balochistan’

    There was much enthusiasm and anticipation that Nawaz Sharif’s ascent to power would prove a game-changer in Baloch-Islamabad tense relations. As...

  • April 15, 2015

    Why the Reko Diq ‘deal’ is illegal

    "I will not sell a stone of Balochistan; Reko Diq is something very big”. This is what Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, chief minister of Balochistan told...