Balochistan: Exploitation of Mineral Wealth. The world39;s second largest copper gold reserve in Balochistan seems to attract many greedy companies that seek to benefit from corrupt deals, yet does not attract international attention that condemns this conflict over resources spilling blood. Below is an article published by Dawn.Com:
Mineral resources of Balochistan Province has large proven reserves of iron, copper , lead, zinc, barite, chromite, coal, gypsum,
Balochistan is the blessed province full of natural resources and minerals. Many gold mines are discovered in Balochistan. Reko Diq and Seyahein Diq are two largest gold deposit mines of Balochistan. Saindak gold mine is near a town called saindak in District Chaghi.
The rich resources of the Saindak Gold Project, Rekodiq , and hundreds of marble mines are insufficient to improve the schooling in their environs. The resource rich district has only one degree college present in the headquarters, Dalbandin.
The Balochistan government has a 25% share while Barrick Gold has obtained 50% of the Reko Diq project. Reko Diq is believed to contain 12.3 million tons of copper and 20.9 million ounces of gold in inferred and indicated resources.