Skip to main content

Govt to make Balochistan a tourist attraction

By mohammad zafar


Chief secretary reiterates govt’s commitment to work for prosperity of people

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Secretary Captain (retd) Fazeel Asghar has urged employees of the secretariat to perform their duties with dignity and honesty, adding that all efforts should be made for better future of the province and the country.

“The provincial government is keen to address issues of our employees by taking all necessary steps,” Asghar said while addressing the oath-taking ceremony of Balochistan Civil Secretariat Staff Association.

Asghar said his team has been working hard for the prosperity of the province and insisted that all other employees of the secretariat must do the same.  “Employees are the backbone of the government. It is important that they serve the people with honesty, sincerity and dignity,” he said.

CM Balochistan meets PM Imran Khan

Assuring that he will visit all departments, the chief secretary said measures would be taken to improve the structure of all departments. Asghar also took oath from the newly elected cabinet of the Civil Secretariat Staff Association.

Reiterating the government’s commitment to ensure development, he said the provincial government is utilising all resources to provide quality health, education, infrastructure and clean drinking water facilities to the masses.

He said following the chief minister’s directives, the provincial departments should identify development schemes that will benefit the people across the province

“A new era of development would start in Balochistan through the timely completion of development schemes,” the chief secretary said while referring to education, health, infrastructure and clean drinking water projects initiated in remote areas of the province.

He also directed secretaries to submit monitoring reports.

Health dept to help build Balochistan Cardiac Centre

Emphasising the development of the tourism sector, the CS said comprehensive plans are being made to enhance tourism opportunities in different parts of Balochistan including Khuzdar’s Jhalawan area.

He said the government wants to make Balochistan a centre of recreational and leisure activities.  People from all over the country will come to the province to enjoy its scenic beauty, lakes and mountains, he added.

“Tourism spots will be focused to enhance the development of the province. These attractions are Balochistan’s identity,” he said.  He pledged that special arrangements will be made for the public at the tourist sites to promote a positive image of Balochistan. 

Published in The Express Tribune, October 6th, 2019.


Popular posts from this blog

SSG Commando Muddassir Iqbal of Pakistan Army

“ Commando Muddassir Iqbal was part of the team who conducted Army Public School operation on 16 December 2014. In this video he reveals that he along with other commandos was ordered to kill the innocent children inside school, when asked why should they kill children after killing all the terrorist he was told that it would be a chance to defame Taliban and get nation on the side. He and all other commandos killed children and later Taliban was blamed.
Muddassir Iqbal has deserted the military and now he is  with mujahedeen somewhere in AF PAK border area”
For authenticity of  this tape journalists can easy reach to his home town to interview his family members or   ISPR as he reveals his army service number”
Asalam o Alaikum: My name is Muddassir Iqbal. My father’s name is Naimat Ali. I belong to Sialkot divison (Punjab province), my village is Shamsher Poor and district, tehsil and post office  Narowal. Unfortunately I was working in Pakistan army. I feel embarrassed to tell you …

China's Raise as a Maritime Power

China's Rise as a Maritime PowerOcean Policy from Mao Zedong to Xi JinpingTAKEDA Jun’ichiSenkaku IslandsApr 23, 2014 PDF Download1. IntroductionThe international community has been viewing China's recent moves relating to the seas as representing "maritime expansion," and the Chinese themselves have come to talk about making their country a maritime power. In the political report he delivered in the autumn of 2012 to the eighteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which stands at the top of the country's power structure, General Secretary Hu Jintao declared, "We should enhance our capacity for exploiting marine resources, develop the marine economy, protect the marine ecological environment, resolutely safeguard China's maritime rights and interests, and build China into a maritime power."1 This was Hu's final report as the top leader of the CPC; after delivering it he stepped down from his posts as general secretary and chairm…

Guardians of the Belt and Road

Guardians of the Belt and RoadThe internationalization of China's private security companiesby Helena Legarda and Meia NouwensFollowing the build-up of infrastructure and investment projects along China’s extensive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), private security companies from China are also increasingly going global – to protect Chinese assets and the growing number of Chinese nationals living and working in countries along the BRI, in sometimes unstable regions. Out of the 5,000 registered Chinese private security companies, 20 provide international services, employing 3,200 security personnel in countries like Iraq, Sudan and Pakistan.The impact of this newly developing Chinese activity abroad is analyzed in this MERICS China Monitor. Chinese private security companies’ international activities pose a challenge to European interests as they are often largely unregulated and their security staff are often inexperienced in dealing with serious conflict situations and combat. EU …