ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said that a strategy was being devised by the government to persuade angry people in Balochistan.
“Work on plan to hold talks with estranged Baloch leaders has begun,” Fawad Chaudhry said while addressing a press conference in Islamabad.
He also said that Pakistan had exposed a network of hostile elements being operated from India. It would improve the law and order situation in Pakistan, he maintained.
The minister apprised the media that Prime Minister Imran Khan had taken notice of the reports that he had received regarding use of excessive security protocols adopted by representatives of the government. He said that the prime minister had directed the government representatives to cut the protocols. Only federal ministers were allowed to travel on flagged vehicles, he added.
He further relayed that the federal cabinet had held 141 meetings and more than 3,000 decisions were taken in the meetings since their government came into power. He said 123 of the decisions were delayed.
On progress in various projects, the federal minister said that 3G/4G service had been provided in the districts included in FATA’s list A. He said the government was going to build an international airport in Skardu. He also said that stability was witnessed in commodity prices in Pakistan.