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This research paper presents an analytical overview of historical perspective of Balochistan andChina Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)considering it as an opportunityfor Balochistan in specific and for Pakistanin generalunder the challenge created by prevailing environment in Balochistan. After discussing historical perspective of Balochistan in detail, this paper will help to identify effects of CPEC with a view to identify impediments causing delay to the project and opportunities which Balochistan has to get benefitted from. An endeavor has been made tooffer few recommendations in last part of the paperin order to suggest measures to negotiate the impediments and utilize this project as an opportunity to change the fate of Balochistan. At present, Balochistan lacks communication infrastructure, safe and secure environment for development activities, skilled and literate populace and requisite ownership to this project.In order toimprove the situation, there is a need to take bold steps in domain of security to maintain safe and secure environment, encourage the developmental activities and at the same time bring transformational changes in policy making so that local population gets maximum benefit out of this project.
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