While vowing to give Balochistan more than its due share in the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the CPEC projects are being reviewed to safeguard rights of people of all provinces.
“Progress of the country is linked with development of Balochistan. The federal government will extend all possible cooperation to Balochistan to overcome its financial crisis and eliminate poverty. Balochistan would be paid more than its due share in the CPEC projects,” PM Khan said on Saturday.
Imran Khan said he will remain in constant contact with the chief minister, provincial leadership and other stakeholders to ensure Balochistan’s share in the country’s progress and prosperity.
The prime minister urged the Balochistan Assembly lawmakers for effective legislation to resolve problems of the people. He also laid stress on taking measures on priority basis to meet the water scarcity in Quetta.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal welcomed the prime minister and expressed gratitude to him on taking special interest in situation of Balochistan. The provincial chief secretary briefed the premier on socio-economic development projects in the province.

Source: Express Tribune


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