Development of Balochistan govt’s top priority: PM

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ISLAMABAD (News10) – Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his government has given top priority to the development of Balochistan so that this region should make development and progress like other parts of the country.

According to details, he was chairing a meeting on development projects for backward areas of South Balochistan in Islamabad on Thursday.

Imran Khan said South Balochistan was neglected in the past, due to which people of this area faced poverty and backwardness. He said Gwadar port is of paramount importance which will prove to be an important milestone for the development of the country.

The Prime Minister further said that he will soon visit South Balochistan and announce a comprehensive development package for the area and also inaugurate projects under this announcement.

The meeting was apprised of the proposed development package for the backward districts of South Balochistan, especially Khuzdar, Awaran, Chaghi, Kharan, Washik, Lasbela, Gwadar, Panjgur and Turbat.

A detailed briefing was also given on roads, energy, dams for water storage, education, health, agriculture, livestock, fisheries and other projects for the South Balochistan. 

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