Socio-Political Dynamics of               Ziarat                                            By                            ...
Sequence• Ziarat: An Introduction   On the map   Boundaries   A Short History   Bio Data: Facts and figure• Political ...
Sequence…• Economy: Agro-based, Tourism dependent Tourism: the Identity of Ziarat Seven wonders of Ziarat; Forests of Z...
Ziarat: On the Map      http://www.balochistan.gov.pk/district/ziarat.map.html12/07/12                                    ...
ZIARAT: A MEETING POINT12/07/12                             5
Ziarat: An Introduction The name Ziarat means ‘Shrine’. Famous tourist site. A district and a famous hill station locat...
An Introduction to Ziarat: Geography• North of Balochistan• Neighboring Loralai, Qila Saifullah, Pishin, Sibi, Quetta:  A ...
A Short History• Colonial administration• 1887: Made part of British India• Acquired mainly for  construction of a civil s...
Ziarat: Bio Data                         DescriptionTehsils                  2 (Ziarat and Sanjavi)Union Councils         ...
Political Setup in Ziarat•   Jamiat (F)•   Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party•   Awami National Party•   Personality Vs. Ideolo...
Tribalism Vs. Ideology• More Tribalism than  ideology• Inter-cast election  system• Sardari and Malaki  System: Prevalent,...
Tourism: Identity of Ziarat• Juniper Forests: Zarghoon  and Khalifat Range• Shrine of Baba Kharwari: A  Peaceful, and Mira...
Tourism…• Landscape: Long                                         SEVEN WONDERS OF ZIARAT  Mountainous, Green  Valleys    ...
Society in Ziarat• A Pashtoon dominated area of Balochistan;• Tribal system: A key feature;• Epitome of peace: Not a singl...
Forests in Ziarat• Juniper Forests• The real wealth of Ziarat• 247,000 acres• Valuable species,  ecosystem.• 5000 to 7000 ...
ZIARAT IN PICTURES12/07/12                        16
ZIARAT RESIDENCY
KHALIFAT MOUNT
KACH GORGE
PROSPECT POINT
KHARWARI BABA
ATTAN
WILD LIFE
CATTLE
CHERRY
APPLE
ZIARAT CITY
CHAUTAIR
SNOW
PURE HONEY
AND SO ON…
ISSUES     Education;     -        10 High Schools; 16 Middle Schools;              500 Teachers     Health;     -        ...
ISSUES…    Infrastructure;   Inadequate offices and residential facilities    Employment;    Discriminate allocation of f...
CONCLUSION    With proper administration and allocation of    resources, Ziarat can prove to be the little    Switzerland ...
RECOMMENDATIONS• Avid Utilization of funds• Activating District Disaster Management  Authority• Increasing Education, Heal...
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WILD LIFE                                           BIRDSMAMMALS                                    Chakor,Markhor,       ...
Ziarat Residency A national monument Mohammad Ali Jinnah spent his last  days It is an important building Wooden struc...
Rainfall in Ziarat12/07/12                        40
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  1. 1. Socio-Political Dynamics of Ziarat By Abid Kakar,12/07/12 Civil Services of Pakistan 1
  2. 2. Sequence• Ziarat: An Introduction On the map Boundaries A Short History Bio Data: Facts and figure• Political Setup Political parties and the politics; Tribalism vs. ideologies Who leads whom!• Society and Culture of Ziarat Cultural Dynamics: Tribally rich Norms, values, and system of living Society: A peaceful Valley Tribal setup12/07/12 2
  3. 3. Sequence…• Economy: Agro-based, Tourism dependent Tourism: the Identity of Ziarat Seven wonders of Ziarat; Forests of Ziarat: Reason for popularity Forests and Wildlife• Ziarat in Pictures• Social Issues and predicaments• Recommendations• Conclusion12/07/12 3
  4. 4. Ziarat: On the Map http://www.balochistan.gov.pk/district/ziarat.map.html12/07/12 4
  5. 5. ZIARAT: A MEETING POINT12/07/12 5
  6. 6. Ziarat: An Introduction The name Ziarat means ‘Shrine’. Famous tourist site. A district and a famous hill station located in the north of Balochistan. Established in 1986 by upgrading the Ziarat sub-Tehsil of Sibi district Khalifat Hills: Highest peak (11,400 feet) Highest HDI in Balochistan.http://pakistan360degrees.com/tag/travel/page/3/http://www.todaytourism.com/travel-guides/Languages-in-Ziarat.html 6
  7. 7. An Introduction to Ziarat: Geography• North of Balochistan• Neighboring Loralai, Qila Saifullah, Pishin, Sibi, Quetta: A meeting point• World’s second largest JUNIPER FOREST : Zarghoon mountain range• Weather: Pleasant during summer; Severe in winter• Population: Pashtoons; Kakar is the main casthttp://www.todaytourism.com/travel-guides/Languages-in-Ziarat.html 7
  8. 8. A Short History• Colonial administration• 1887: Made part of British India• Acquired mainly for construction of a civil station• 1903: Sibi District’s summer headquarters.• 1974: as sub-Tehsil.• Pre-partition: Camp offices of the Agent to the Governor General ; other high ups• Ziarat and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah 12/07/12 8
  9. 9. Ziarat: Bio Data DescriptionTehsils 2 (Ziarat and Sanjavi)Union Councils 7Villages 20 (Tehsil Ziarat), 23 (Tehsil Sanjavi)Population 144,000Area 3,154 Sq kmAgriculture Apples , Almond, Apricots, Grapes, Peach and CherryProductsTribes Kakar, Syed, Raisani, Mandokhel, DarzadakghAltitude 8400 feetLiteracy 34.34% (49th in Pakistan); Just Next to Quetta in BalochistanHDI 0.6994Poverty 41.3% (62nd in Pakistan); Just Next to Quetta in Balochistanhttp://www.spdc.org.pk/pubs/rr/rr70.pdfhttp://www.spdc.org.pk/Publications/Research%20Reports/RR-73.pdfGob.pk/p&d.researchwing 9
  10. 10. Political Setup in Ziarat• Jamiat (F)• Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party• Awami National Party• Personality Vs. Ideology• Tribal Setup12/07/12 10
  11. 11. Tribalism Vs. Ideology• More Tribalism than ideology• Inter-cast election system• Sardari and Malaki System: Prevalent, but not too effective• Harmony and peaceful coexistence12/07/12 11
  12. 12. Tourism: Identity of Ziarat• Juniper Forests: Zarghoon and Khalifat Range• Shrine of Baba Kharwari: A Peaceful, and Miraculous Valley• Famous Spots: - Sandamen Valley - Chakor Valley - Zarzari - Kach Tangi - Kawas Valley -Manna Valley12/07/12 12
  13. 13. Tourism…• Landscape: Long SEVEN WONDERS OF ZIARAT Mountainous, Green Valleys 1. The Juniper Forests 2. The Ziarat Residency• Weather: Ideal in 3. Chashma Walk Summer 4. Prospect Point 5. The Valleys• Ziarat Residency 6. The Gorges 7. Mount Khilafat• Weather System: Rainy, Coldhttp://www.khyber.org/places/2005/Ziarat_District.shtml 13
  14. 14. Society in Ziarat• A Pashtoon dominated area of Balochistan;• Tribal system: A key feature;• Epitome of peace: Not a single FIR in the year 2010;• Politics: Ideology Vs. Personality• Economy: Agro-based• Culture: Pashtoon; Tribal;12/07/12 14
  15. 15. Forests in Ziarat• Juniper Forests• The real wealth of Ziarat• 247,000 acres• Valuable species, ecosystem.• 5000 to 7000 years old trees• Beauty and the snowfalls• Rich in Wild Life12/07/12 15
  16. 16. ZIARAT IN PICTURES12/07/12 16
  17. 17. ZIARAT RESIDENCY
  18. 18. KHALIFAT MOUNT
  19. 19. KACH GORGE
  20. 20. PROSPECT POINT
  21. 21. KHARWARI BABA
  22. 22. ATTAN
  23. 23. WILD LIFE
  24. 24. CATTLE
  25. 25. CHERRY
  26. 26. APPLE
  27. 27. ZIARAT CITY
  28. 28. CHAUTAIR
  29. 29. SNOW
  30. 30. PURE HONEY
  31. 31. AND SO ON…
  32. 32. ISSUES Education; - 10 High Schools; 16 Middle Schools; 500 Teachers Health; - Only 15 BHUs; 10 Dispensaries; 30 Doctors Development; - Roads, Hospitals, Offices Investment in Tourism; Water Supply Schemes;http://un.org.pk/profiles/ziarat.htm 32
  33. 33. ISSUES… Infrastructure; Inadequate offices and residential facilities Employment; Discriminate allocation of funds lack of co-ordination… Deforestation: - No alternative in half the district Disaster Management: - Drought of 1998; Earth Quake of 200812/07/12 33
  34. 34. CONCLUSION With proper administration and allocation of resources, Ziarat can prove to be the little Switzerland of Pakistan.12/07/12 34
  35. 35. RECOMMENDATIONS• Avid Utilization of funds• Activating District Disaster Management Authority• Increasing Education, Health Budget• Accountability: Ending the ghost-service system• Attracting Investors to the Tourism Industry• Improving Infrastructure• Forestation; provision of gas12/07/12 35
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  38. 38. WILD LIFE BIRDSMAMMALS Chakor,Markhor, See-see PartridgeWolf Kestrel, REPTILES REPTILES Rosy StarlingHill Fox Magpie Afghan Tortoise, Afghan Tortoise,Asiatic Jackal Golden Eagle Agama, Agama,Cape Hare Sparrows, Brown Cobra Brown CobraPorcupine Finches, Buntings, Saw-scale Viper Saw-scale ViperAfghanHedgehog seasonal/migratory Dwarf Dark- Dwarf Dark- Waterfowls,Afghan Pica and Hawks, headed Racer headed RacerStone Marten Bustards and Sand Levantine Viper Levantine Viper Grouse. 38 http://iknomics.wordpress.com/2011/04/12/district-level-poverty-in-pakistan/
  39. 39. Ziarat Residency A national monument Mohammad Ali Jinnah spent his last days It is an important building Wooden structure, Beautiful Design Has great architectural importance. Originally meant to be a sanatorium Converted into the summer residence of the Agent of the Governor General. Now catches tourists’ attentionhttp://www.balochistan.gov.pk/index.php?option=com_content&task=vie 39w&id=816&Itemid=1102
  40. 40. Rainfall in Ziarat12/07/12 40

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