Karak i.e. NA 15 can now no longer be treated as a backyard Constituency or District of Pakistan without serious repercussions to Pakistan’s economic well being. Karak District and some of its adjoining areas in Kohat, Hangu and Mianwali Districts (also Bannu in the near future) are destined to be what may, eventually, be termed as the ‘Petroleum or Energy Province of Pakistan’. This upcoming ‘Energy Province’ of Pakistan that essentially revolves around Karak District now need serious attention of the economic planners of Pakistan. The more and faster that this area is made to develop the better it shall be for the general good health of Pakistan’s future economy as well as for the Country’s overall good in nearly every sector of national life.
While it will be Constitutionally incumbent upon the Federal Government to be paying a huge amount as royalty it is now necessary to pay attention to some other factors which, if they had been implemented in Balochistan when gas was discovered in that Province, would have today seen a