Saleem ShahidOctober 01, 2018
QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani paid a three-day visit to Makran division and presided over several meetings there to review law and order and pace of work on several under-construction development projects in Turbat, Gwadar, Pasni Ormara, Makran and other areas.
During his stay in Makran, the chief minister also visited Gwadar Port, Pasni’s Fish Harbour and a desalination plant being built in Karwat area to provide clean drinking water to Gwadar.
Chief Minister Alyani also visited a government boys college and announced upgradation of the institution into a degree college. He also pledged to establish a college for girls in Pasni.
The chief minister ordered to make functional a 50-bed hospital. The building of the hospital was constructed by funds provided by the government of Oman.
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Mr Alyani announced allocation of Rs13 billion for the project for connecting Makran division with the national grid station under the provincial PSDP. He said the provincial government would approach the federal government for resolution of electricity issues in Makran division.
Speaking to students on the Gwadar campus of the Turbat University, the chief minister pledged to address issues of students and the university. He also visited the Ziarat village and witnessed facilities for pilgrims being provided under the Turbat Development Project.
He directed authorities concerned to immediately resume construction of Turbat-Buleda highway.
He directed authorities concerned to complete GDA’s water treatment plant till Nov 30 this year and announced provision of two buses for GDA schools. He ordered the school administration to teach Chinese language to students of the school till class VI.
Approving eight acres of land for an SOS village in Turbat city, he directed authorities concerned to play role for establishment of SOS villages in Makran division.
The chief minister ordered to immediately make functional an already installed desalination plant in Pasni. He also promised to set up a new desalination plant for the people of Jewani.
Mr Alyani expressed his indignation over waste of government funds and reiterated to take strict action against government officials found involved in corrupt practices in the Makran division.
Published in Dawn, October 1st, 2018