ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday expressed the resolve to end the sense of deprivation amongst the people of Balochistan by launching a series of development project.
Chairing the second meeting of the National Development Council in Islamabad, he said ensuring complete peace, security and socio-economic development for the people of Balochistan were the key priorities of the Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) government.
The prime minister said he was fully cognizant of the problems of the people of Balochistan and expressed commitment to turn around the situation by providing them relief and services in the best possible manner.
Imran Khan said the development of Gwadar Port would be a game changer for not only the people of Balochistan, but also for the entire region.
The meeting reviewed in detail several projects related to the national development agenda.
On July 25, Chairman China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa had said that speeding up work on projects would improve the country’s economic growth.
In a statement on micro-blogging site Twitter, Chairman CPEC Authority Lt Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa had said that the decision to speed up work on projects in South Balochistan would be beneficial.
Regarding the meeting of the important National Development Council, Chairman CPEC Authority had said that the meeting was attended by Army Chief, Chief Minister Jam Kamal and cabinet members. DG ISI was also present in the meeting.