The local population comprises hardworking people, accustomed to the
extreme climatic and arid conditions of the land. They are ethnically
diverse people of Pathan, Baloch and Barohi origin, intermingled with
other migrant races who have been attracted by the mining prospects in
Balochistan is richly endowed with mineral resources and major
occupations are in iron and coal mining and oil and gas explorations.
The country’s largest natural gas reservoir is located here at Sui,
which, when discovered in 1952, was the largest in Asia.
Balochistan is famous for its exotic fruits. Many varieties of fresh and
dry fruits are supplied to the teeming bazaars of Quetta, the provincial
capital, as well as around the country. Handicrafts of beautiful and
intricate craftsmanship are produced here the most typical of the region
being the exquisite mirror work, embroidery, fine quality precious
stones and marble works.
Cities of Balochistan
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