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Balochistan CM okays funds for education, other projects

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo has approved an additional amount of Rs2 billion for the provincial Public Endowment Fund and Balochistan Education Fund. He also announced two-month remission for prisoners. Official sources said on Saturday that the chief minister directed transfer of powers to the lower level for payment of medical dues of government employees. Mr Bizenjo issued directives for taking immediate steps for the rehabilitation of Harnai earthquake’s victims and sought a report on the steps so far taken. The government should expedite the process of releasing rehabilitation funds for the earthquake-hit people, he added. The sources said that directives had also been given for increasing the number of seats in educational institutions in other provinces for students belonging to Balochistan. Published in Dawn, October 31st, 2021 https://www.dawn.com/news/1655057 Updated   31 Oct, 2021   08:05am THE NEWSPAPER'S STAFF CORRESPONDENT

Bizenjo elected Chief Minister of Pakistan's restive region of Balochistan

Bizenjo, who hails from an influential political and tribal family of the province, secured 39 out of the 64 eligible votes Google News Updated At: Oct 29, 2021 08:18 PM   Beautiful Image Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo. Photo credit: Twitter/@Quddus_Bizenjo1 Quetta, October 29 Balochistan Awami Party leader, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, on Friday was elected Chief Minister of the restive region of Balochistan, five days after his predecessor Jam Kamal Khan Alyani stepped down from the post. Alyani submitted his resignation to the Governor of Balochistan Syed Zahoor Ahmad Agha on Sunday, after majority members of the provincial assembly had moved a no-confidence motion against him earlier this month on the issue of allotment and distribution of development funds. Bizenjo, who hails from an influential political and tribal family of the province, secured 39 out of the 64 eligible votes. This is the second stint for Bizenjo as Chief Minister, having previously served in this position from January