Balochistan assured of Centre’s help in speedy development

Pakistan Dec, 2 2022
Balochistan assured of Centre’s help in speedy development
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ISLAMABAD: Minister Planning and Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal assured provincial ministers of Balochistan that government is committed to uplift province as recent identification of 20 poorest districts of country out of which 11 districts are from Balochistan is one of example. Chairing meeting with 5-member delegation from Balochistan, headed by Health Minister, Balochistan Ehsan Shah.

Meeting was attended by Food Minister, Balochistan Engineer Zamrak Khan and Chief Secretary, Balochistan Abdul Aziz Uqaili. “Top priority of federal government is to uplift Balochistan province which remained neglected in past,” said Minister, while highlighting recent initiatives taken by federal government for development of province.

Government has approved several projects funded by Centre for development of Balochistan. He added that for first time in 2016, PML-N government launched district level Multidimensional Poverty Index to uplift districts. Provincial ministers appreciated efforts of Ahsan Iqbal for taking special interest in development of Balochistan.

Published in The Daily National Courier, December, 03 2022

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