• Kousar BiBi Hazara University Mansehra
  • Ayesha Alam Head of Pakistan Studies Department, Hazara University Mansehra, KP, Pakistan
  • Bakhtiar Ahmed Assistant Professor Pakistan Studies the Shaikh Ayaz University, Shikarpur Sindh, Pakistan



The paper “Gwadar Deep Seaport is an outstanding opportunity for the development of Balochistan” intricately explores the port's potential as a transformative force in Balochistan's development. The paper meticulously assesses a range of opportunities and challenges. It spotlights the port's economic benefits, driving trade and growth, while enhancing regional connectivity and strategic prowess.

Embedded within these opportunities are challenges dissected with precision. The paper rigorously evaluates security threats, accounting for terror risks and external influences. It navigates the complex interplay of Balochistan insurgency, topographical nuances, and weather vagaries, which could impact the port's voyage towards success.

For policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders alike, this study serves as a guiding compass, steering through the intertwined journey of Gwadar's potential and Balochistan's advancement. It intricately weaves the narrative of possibilities and hindrances, showcasing Gwadar Deep Seaport as an unparalleled avenue propelling Balochistan towards an era of remarkable development.


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How to Cite

BiBi, K., Alam, A., & Ahmed, B. (2023). GWADAR DEEP SEAPORT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CONTEXT OF BALOCHISTAN. Journal of Pakistan-China Studies (JPCS), 4(1), 40–50.