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Pakistan: see BaluchistanBaluchistan
or Balochistan
, province (1998 pop. 6,511,358), c.134,000 sq mi (347,000 sq km), Pakistan. The country's largest and least populous province, it is bounded by Iran on the west, by Afghanistan on the north, and by the Makran coast of the Arabian Sea on the
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, Balochistan
1. a mountainous region of SW Asia, in SW Pakistan and SE Iran
2. a province of SW Pakistan: a former territory of British India (until 1947). Capital: Quetta. Pop.: Pop.: 7 450 000 (2003 est.)
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Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa and IGFC Balochistan (South) Major General Tariq Aman were also present.
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