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Unexplored Natural Resources Of Pakistan

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  2. 2. Unexplored Natural Resources Of Pakistan...........Role Of Government Presenter: Rizwan Bashir Goraya BBA-Fall12-167
  3. 3. Natural Resources The naturally occurring resources that are naturally a part of our planet which are used as raw stuff for the production of both consumer goods, & capital used for further production. Types:  Non-Renewable Natural Resources a) Oil & Gas Reserves b) Coal Reserves c) Minerals (Copper, Gold, Salt & Iron etc)  Renewable Natural Resources a) Forestry & Fishing b) Agriculture & Human Resources c) Wind, Solar & Hydro Power
  4. 4. Non-Renewable Natural Resources Of Pakistan Among The World’s 200 Plus Countries Pakistan Has  2nd Largest Coal Reserves  2nd Largest Salt Mines  5th Largest Gold Reserves  7th Largest Copper Reserves  6th Largest Gas Producing Capacity In Asia Pacific  436.2 Million Barrels Of Proven Oil Reserves  31.3 Trillion Cubic Feet Of Proven Gas Reserves
  5. 5. Non-Renewable Natural Resources Of Pakistan  Pakistan Has Potential Of 27 Billion Barrels Of Oil & 282 Trillion Cubic Feet Of Gas Resources  Pakistan Has The Potential Of 185 Billion Tons Coal Equivalent To 618 Billion Barrels Of Crude Oil  Pakistan Can Produce 100000 MW Electricity For Up-Coming 200 Years By Thar-Coal Project  If Coal At Thar-Coal Project Is Converted Into Oil By Gasification It Will Generate $2.5 Trillion Dollars  At Riko-Deq Pakistan Has 12.3 Million Tons Of Copper & 20.9 Million Ounces Of Gold Reserves  Riko-Deq Project Of Copper & Gold Reservoir Has A Worth Of $260 Billion Dollars To $3 Trillion Dollars  Currently Pakistan Is Exploring 52 Minerals Like Cobalt, Zinc, Lead, Limestone, Chromite, Marble, China-Clay, Gypsum & Bauxite etc
  6. 6. Renewable Natural Resources Of Pakistan Among The World’s 200 Plus Countries Pakistan Is The  4th Largest Cotton & Mango Producing Country  5th Largest Sugarcane & Milk Producing Country  8th Largest Wheat Producing Country  11th Largest Rice Producing Country  6th Most Populous Country Having Large Share Of Young Population  Only 4% Land Of Pakistan Covered With Forests  Pakistan Has A Coastline Of 1046 KM For Fishing Resources  Pakistan Produces Its 65% Electricity By Fossil Fuels, 31% By Hydro Power & 4% By Nuclear Power
  7. 7. Renewable Natural Resources Of Pakistan  Out Of 77 Million Acres Cultivable Area, Only 55.5 Million Acres Have Been Ploughed  About 23% Of Total GDP & 43% Labor Force Of Pakistan Based On Agriculture & Livestock Resources  Pakistan Produce 29.5 Million Tons Milk, 1.12 Million Tons Beef, 0.74 Million Tons Mutton, 8.52 Billion Eggs, 51.2 Million Skins And 40.2 Thousand Tons Wool Annually  Pakistan Has The Potential To Produce 40000 MW Electricity By Hydro Power, 100000 MW By Solar And 50000 MW By Wind Power  Pakistan Has A Variety Of Precious Gemstones Like Ruby, Topaz And Emerald In Various Areas Like Gilgit, Hunza, Swat, Dir & Kallat etc  Pakistan Has The Potential To Be A Stable Country By Exploring And Using The Natural Resources Wisely & Carefully.
  8. 8. Role Of Government  Every Government Of Pakistan Worked For The Exploration Of Natural Resources. But, Unfortunately No Political Group Of Pakistan Has Been Given Any Time To Be Mature  1960, Pakistan Signed 1st Oil & Gas Exploration Contract With Russia  1974, Resource Development Corporation Organized For The Exploration Of Natural Resources  1995, Pakistan Developed The 1st National Mineral Development Policy & Start Working On Sandak Copper & Gold Project  1998, Pakistan Become The World’s 7th Nuclear Power Nation By Exploring The Atomic Blasts At Chagi  Government Has Completed The Basic Infra-Structure Of Road & Water Supply To Facilitate The Investors Of Thar-Coal Project  Efficient & Cost Effective Technical Manpower Is Available In Coal Mining, Mineral Mining & Power Sector
  9. 9. Role Of Government  Concessionary Duties And Taxes Regime Announced By The Government For The Power & Mineral Sector Investors  Pakistan Has Successfully Attracted Four Billion Dollars From Private Sector In Power  Two Wind Power Projects Of 50 MW & 56.4 MW Completed Last Year At Jhampir District  3000 Solar Home Systems Have Been Installed In 49 Villages Of Tharparker  14000 Biogas Plants Are Being Installed Through Dutch Grant In Country  Two Civil Nuclear Power Generation Projects Are Being Installed With The Capacity Of 2117 MW  Neelum-Jhelum Hydro Power Project Of 969 MW Is Under Construction  Dasu-Dam, Diamer-Bhasha Dam & Gadani Power Park Projects Are Also Being Constructed  These Hydro Power Projects Will Also Increase The Agricultural Potential Of Pakistan
  10. 10. References  www.whichcountry.com  www.indexmundi.com  www.jworldtimes.com  www.insider.pk.com  www.finance.gov.com  www.mpnr.gov.com  www.rinp.org.pk  www.pmo.gov.pk  Economic Survey Of Pakistan 2012-2013  Federal Bureau Of Statistics Government Of Pakistan