Chief Minister pledges to keep going process of development in Balochistan

 

The Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has expressed his government’s resolve to keep on the process of development in the province in an effective manner so as to bring overall improvement in it’s economic situation.

This, he stated while addressing a meeting to review the proposed shipyard development project in Gwadar on Wednesday.

The Minister of State Defence Production , Ms. Zubaida Jalal, provincial Minister for Revenue, Mir Saleem Ahmed Khosa, Chief Secretary, Captain (Retd) Fazeel Asghar besides the concerned federal and provincial governments high ups were present in the meeting.

Ms. Zubaida Jalal briefed the Chief Minister about the proposed project of Gwadar shipyard.

Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that the government is taking serious steps for promotion of investment in the province. The initiatives being taken would not only help improve economy of the province but they would also provide ample job opportunities casting positive impacts on the whole province.

He said that the wholehearted attention is also being paid towards improving human resource as well as the technical education and skill development so as to achieve the desired results in this regard.

He also assured that the government would consider in detail all aspects of the proposed project and in this regard, the memorandum of understanding would be presented in the provincial cabinet meeting for approval.

 

Meeting for prevention of women harassment: Women protection needed to be ensured for social justice, stresses CM

Jam Kamal says effective strategy being prepared to deal and prevent incidents of women harassment

 

The Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has categorically stated that there’s a key role of women in formation of an exemplary society as well as its development. He stressed the need to ensure women protection for the social justice.

He was addressing a meeting about prevention of women harassment here on Wednesday. Those who attended the meeting were included: Member Provincial Assembly, Ms. Mahjabeen Shiran, Chief Secretary, Captain ® Fazeel Asghar, Additional Chief Secretary Home, Haider Ali Shikoh, Provincial woman Ombudsman, Ms. Sabira Islam, Secretary Women Development, Ms. Saira Atta, Secretay Education, Tayyab  Lehri and Inspector General of Police, Mohsin Hasan Butt.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that there is a need to create awareness to ensure protection of women so as to make the women feel secured.

In this regard, the Chief Minister directed to hold awareness workshops and seminars besides establishing desks in the district bars with concerned associations.

He also stressed the need to take immediate action on the incidents of harassment in the province.

He said that we are also preparing an effective strategy for prevention of such incidents.

He also asked to strengthen the complaint cell of the provincial ombudsman.

The Provincial Ombudsman, Ms. Sabira Islam told the meeting that all the educational institutions and universities have been issued notices to implement the women harassment act 2016.

 

Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan directs: Anti-harassment cells be set up in CM’s secretariat, divisional commissioners & DCs’ offices

The Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has directed to set up anti-harassment cell in the CM’s secretariat as well as offices of the divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners with immediate effect.

According to an official hand out issued here on Wednesday, the anti-harassment cells would not only receive the complaints regarding incidents of women harassments, but would also ensure prevention of such incidents and take prompt legal action against those involved in the crime.

The staff to be posted in the cells would take action on the public complaints to be lodged in the anti-harassment cells.

The phone numbers to be made available in the cells would also be advertised so that complaints may be lodged on them, the hand out further stated.

The Chief Minister has directed to all concerned to submit the detailed report of the complaints to be received in the cells as well as the action to be taken on them, in the Chief Minister’s Secretariat.

It may be mentioned here that the Chief Minister, in a tweet the other day, had expressed deep concern over the increasing trend of harassment in the society.

He stressed the need to highlight such incidents of harassment and make debate on them.

He said that the health, education and other sectors are affected due to the incidents of harassment. We need to make effective strategy to deal with such acts immediately.