FC to recruit 10, 000 soldiers from Balochistan: Mushahid
03 January, 2005
ISLAMABAD, January 04 (Online): Pakistan Muslim League Secretary General and chairman sub-committee of parliamentary committee on Balochistan, Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed has said that as part of removing grievances of Balochistan province, as many as 10, 000 people from the province would be recruited in Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force.
He said that it was the time to resolve the provinces' grievances and promote national and inter-provincial harmony.
He assured that the recommendations, being made by parliamentary committee on Balochistan would be implemented.
He was talking to Online here Monday.
"The parliamentary committee on Balochistan is finalizing its recommendations," he said and added that more proposals from opposition parties had been sought in this regard.
He admitted that provinces were not given their due share of rights in the past while the present government had transferred power from provinces to districts and powers from centre would be transferred to provinces.
He said, for facilitating more and more youths of Balochistan, the education requirement for recruitment in FC would be declined to middle from secondary level certificate.