Baluchistan's Importance in Terms of Connectivity and Resources

  • Sahibzada Muhammad Usman University of Pisa, Italy


This paper examines the significance of Baluchistan in terms of regional and resource connectivity. Baluchistan is the south-western province of Pakistan and important in regional affairs. With the discovery of a large number of gas fields and other valuable minerals, the region has become increasingly valued by foreign investors and developers. At the same time, Baluchistan's topography makes it an ideal place for the development of railways, roads, and pipelines connecting South Asia, the Middle East, and Central Asia. To facilitate this progress, the construction of a port in Gwadar has the capability to bring globalization into the region. This development facing different problems such as Baloch, whose continued armed struggle has created destabilizing factors? As Baluchistan develops, the threats of international politics and the agenda also clash in violence. Therefore, Baluchistan's strategic importance stays in its potential to be at the head of South Asian development or to become the centre of the next large-scale multinational conflict.


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How to Cite
USMAN, Sahibzada Muhammad. Baluchistan's Importance in Terms of Connectivity and Resources. International Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 4, p. 274-285, june 2020. ISSN 2521-0041. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 sep. 2021.