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Senate body takes notice of delay in Balochistan projects

Projects in other provinces complete at a much faster pace but there is no reason for their delay in Balochistan Members briefed on road projects and other development activities Imran Mukhtar September 14, 2019 ISLAMABAD   -   The Senate Functional Committee on Problems of Less Developed Areas Friday took serious notice of the delay in major development projects, especially those pertaining to Balochistan. READ MORE:  Major reshuffling takes place in Punjab bureaucracy   It was noted that provincial road plans have not been implemented. The committee was informed that the major cause of delay was the lack of fund releases in a timely manner. Chaired by Senator Usman Khan Kakar, the meeting commenced with a briefing by National Highways Authority (NHA) on steps taken by the organization for the construction of two bypasses at Loralai. The meeting took strong notice of the delay. The chair said that it has been 13 years since the project began. He added that projects in other

Time for Pakistan to resolve its identity crisis

View: Time for Pakistan to resolve its identity crisis To stop further erosion of the much derided `two-nation’ theory, Pakistan has adopted a two-pronged policy. They projected themselves to be part of the Arab Middle East rather than the geographical entity rooted in the Indian sub-continent. By ET CONTRIBUTORS | Sep 13, 2019, 12.19 PM IST . By Prasad Nallapati Why is Pakistan so agitated with Narendra Modi government’s constitutional changes withdrawing `temporary’ special status of the Jammu and Kashmir state? The unbridled aggression and incoherent threats against India by Prime Minister Imran Khan,Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa and terrorist groups controlled by them crossed all limits of civic decency. Their desperate calls seeking support of the Muslim ummah and other international community had few takers.  Saudi Arabia and the OIC remained muted. The UAE declared that the J&K issue was an internal matter of India while the Bahraini king conferred on Mo