Development of backward areas of Balochistan top priority: Jam Kamal


The Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has stated that development of the backward areas of the province is included in our priorities; this is why special attention is being paid towards the health and education sectors as well as on projects of development of roads in the remote areas of the province.

This, he stated while speaking at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the roads rehabilitation project in the Kanraj area of Lasbela on Tuesday.

The tribal elders of the area and the senior officials were also present on the occasion.

The Chief Minister regretfully pointed out that the development funds used to spend on the basis of liking and disliking in the past. The schemes of billions of rupees are still pending, he maintained.

However, we have undid this practice and are committed to complete the schemes, which otherwise were incomplete, adding he expressed the resolve of his government.

He said that we would not be letting our resources wasted at all.

The Chief Minister said that the people of Kanraj, Lasbela are very humble, peace loving and hospitable. Respecting the guests is tradition of our district and the province, this is why people whether the political ones or civil servants always remember the hospitality of the area, he added.

Jam Kamal also said that it has been our desire to develop best infrastructure and provide every possible facilities in the area. He on the occasion assured to take steps for completion and restoration of the 23 kilometer long road from Sahib Khan goth.

Moreover, work would also be started on two dams in the Kanraj area soon, adding he announced.

He said that we would set example of the public service by the grace of Allah.

Referring the unemployment issue, the Chief Minister said that we realize the issue. In this regard, the posts of police, levies and other departments have been advertised, he informed. The process of recruitment would be started soon, he maintained.

The Chief Minister said that he has brought the Ministers and secretaries of the communication and works and livestock department along just because they are aware of the public issues of the rural areas.

This is also because that they may not make planning for development of the backward areas while sitting in the provincial metropolis, he said.

Meanwhile, the Chief Minister laid foundation stone of the construction work of the Sahib Khan goth to Abdul Rehman goth road. The project would cost Rs. 200 million, adding he mentioned.

Earlier, the Executive Engineer of the C&W briefed the Chief Minister about the project.