15 August 2015

Who’s responsible for the growing number of road accidents in Balochistan?

Courtesy: The Nation

11 people were killed in a deadly road accident on August 10, near Kalat district in Balochistan. Road accidents consuming lives of more than dozens of passengers is a normal occurrence on the highways of Balochistan. The reason for a rising number of accidents is the poor performance and conduct and control structure of National Highway Authority (NHA) and National Highways and Motorways Police (NHMP) in the province.

Return of Khan of Kalat: What Politicians Say

One of the ruling parties of Balochistan, National Party (NP), is making attempts to perused Khan of Kalat, Mir Suleman Dawood Khan, to return to Balochistan. Two delegations of NP have met Khan of Kalat and Senior Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri is presently in London to meet with Khan of Kalat. In this context, Balochistan Point talked with different politicians and asked their response on this issue:

13 August 2015

Rising Balochistan’ Seminar Held in Quetta

Quetta – Rising Balochistan seminar was held in Serena Hotel Quetta, on Thursday.

Seminar was organized by the Balochistan chapter of Alumni Association of National Security Workshop (AAN) with the support of Balochistan government.

Governor of Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the chief guest of the seminar and delivered the opening address about how Balochistan is developing and rising.

07 August 2015

NADRA is disrupting demographics in Balochistan by issuing fake ID cards

Courtesy: The Nation

National Databases and Registration Authority (NADRA) is the premier body of Pakistan for issuing nationality related credentials to citizens. Established in early 2000s, NADRA has earned praise for developing a huge database with a reasonable degree of security. Under-developed countries like Sri Lanka have also used the services of NADRA to develop their own nationality database. However, lately several officers of NADRA have been involved in issuing illegal Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) and that has resulted in serious problems especially in Balochistan.

04 August 2015

What We Need To Learn From China

Courtesy: The Balochistan Point

Pakistan is a developing country and it needs to learn from experiences of other countries. There are many countries which can be taken as case studies on how a country like Pakistan can develop and solve its basic most problems. Among these countries, none provides better learning opportunities then our time-tested friend and neighbor, China. Pakistan can learn a great deal from Chinese experiences and can get on the right track in terms of development.