August 17, 2017

Tag Archives: Gilgit-Baltistan

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Why Pakistan Should Declare Gilgit-Baltistan a Province

Gilgit-Baltistan's economy is heavily dependent on tourism. The region needs more independent institutions to diversify and develop its economy. (Photo by Ahmed Sajjad Zaidi, CC license)

Pakistan may gain more by giving the status of a province to its Gilgit-Baltistan region, which could kickstart a new era of development in a region blessed with natural beauty and resources, says one analyst. Read More »

India-Pakistan Tensions Hit Climate Finance

Biafo glacier in northern Pakistan. (Photo by Ben Tubby, Creative Commons License)

After objections by the Indian representative, the Green Climate Fund has kept on hold a project to reduce the risk of glacial lake outburst floods in northern Pakistan. Read More »

Pakistan’s Biggest Dam Stymied by Land Dispute

The site of the Diamer Dam site on the Indus River. (Photo via thethirdpole.net)

A small area at the center of the dispute between two tribes and two provinces is critically delaying the Diamer Bhasha dam and the China-Pakistan economic corridor. Read More »