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Gwadar to become next Dubai on world map, says Chinese Media

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has made the bond between two countries stronger than ever. According to Chinese media, Gwadar is emerging on the world map as next Dubai. There will be some massive changes economy-wise not only for the Pakistan but it will also benefit whole region. Gwadar is a town in the outskirts of Balochistan. It is a town with a population of less than 0.1 million. Since 1947,

Mr Prime Minister, How Can You Call Gwadar and Chabahar ‘Sister Ports’?

Secretary of Iran’s National Security Council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on October 29, 2015. Several issues related to the regional developments were discussed. It was a significant meeting in the sense that Iran’s top security representative was here, coincidentally when Saudi troops were in Pakistan for intensive counter-terrorism exercises. PM Sharif made a statement that was noteworthy; he declared the port cities of

Why do foreign powers want control of Balochistan?

Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan and ironically one with the least inhabitants. With a combined area of approximately 347,000 square kilometres, it is home to deserts, coastal belts, plateaus, mountains and oases littered across the vast expanse of mud, sand and hot air. The tribes which live here have been part of this land for thousands of years, wandering here and there as nomads. There are hundreds of