Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur
Balochistan with a geographical spread of approximately 347,641 square kilometers (134,000 square miles) is located in western Pakistan, bordered by Iran on the west, Afghanistan on the northwest and commanding nearly 750 miles of coastline of the Arabian Sea to its south. It extends nearly to the northern shores of the strategically important Straits of Hormuz.
Its unexplored resources of gold, copper, limestone, fluorite, iron ore and oil are considered the largest in the region. Gold deposits exceed $ 12 billion and proven iron ore deposits exceed 23 million tons. As far as oil is concerned, the Amoco survey in the past had shown multi-million barrel deposits apart from the huge gas reserves.Continue reading