PM assures full cooperation to Balochistan govt in execution of development projects


QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured full cooperation to Balochistan government in execution of development projects aimed at wealth and job creation and uplift of the backward areas. 

He was chairing a meeting in Quetta on Friday which reviewed the damages inflicted by recent rains and floods in Balochistan, relief efforts and progress on the development schemes.

The Prime Minister said Balochistan has been given more funds from the PSDP as compared to other provinces.

Imran Khan said the PTI government is working towards welfare of the downtrodden segments of the society and development of the backward areas.

The Prime Minister commended the relief efforts of the provincial government.

Expressing satisfaction over the water level in dams, he said construction of new dams in the province will brighten the prospects of the development of agriculture sector.

Highlighting the importance of Kachhi Canal project, he said this project holds immense significance to address the water issues of Balochistan province.

The meeting was informed that emergency has been declared in the province at the outset of monsoon season. 

It was informed that Pakistan Army provided heavy machinery and rescue support. Currently work is in progress to rehabilitate roads, bridges, canals and dams.

The meeting was informed that most of the relief work has been completed in the province. 

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