Hagler Bailly, a global management consulting firm with an office in Islamabad, warned in a 2006 study that Pakistan is going to witness gas shortage starting in 2007, and the imbalance will grow every year to cripple the economy by 2025, when shortage will be 11,092 MMCFD (Million standard cubic feet per day) against total 13,259 MMCFD production. The Hagler Bailly report added that Pakistan’s gas shortage would get much worse in the next two decades if it did not manage any alternative sources. It appears that we are seeing the beginning of the crisis that HB predicted back in 2006.
The return of democracy in Pakistan last year has once again put feudal politicians firmly in charge of the nation’s affairs. Both major parties, the PPP and the PML, are heavily dominated by the country’s biggest landowners, who are reliability voted into power by their poor landless peasants making up the majority of the electorate in Pakistan.
British writer William Dalrymple has accurately described the politics in Pakistan as follows: “There is a fundamental flaw in Pakistan’s political system. Democracy has never thrived here, at least in part because landowning remains [...]
Wazir Mansion is located in Kharadar the neighbourhood of Karachi. Wazir Mansion is the birthplace of Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. It now serves as a museum and national archive. The house has been declared as a protected national monument by the Government of Pakistan.
Ziarat is most famous for the Residency, where Muhammad Ali Jinnah spent the last days of his life. The Residency was constructed in 1892. It is an important building; the whole building is actually a wooden structure beautifully designed and has great architectural [...]
Hyderabad is one of the most beautiful city of pakistan and have great importance in the history of world. Hyderabad is a city, district and division in the Sindh province. Hyderabad is one of the oldest cities of the sub-continent. The city is an administrative headquarters lying on the most northern hill of the Ganjo Takkar ridge just east of the River Indus. Before the creation of Pakistan, it was known as the Paris of India, for its roads used to be washed with perfume every day.
Founded in 1768 on the site of the ancient town of Nirun-Kot by Ghulam Shah Kalhora, the saintly ruler of Sindh, [...]
Karachi is the largest city, main seaport and the financial capital of Pakistan and the capital of the province of Sindh. It is the twentieth largest city of the world in terms of metropolitan population, and is Pakistan’s premier centre of banking, industry, and trade. Karachi is also the home of Pakistan’s largest corporations that are involved in textiles, shipping, automotive industry, entertainment, arts, fashion, advertising, publishing, software development and medical research. It also serves as a major hub of higher education in South Asia, and the wider Islamic World.