Hon’ble Chief Minister calls for proposing schemes to strengthen Local Government system

Jam Kamal Khan directs to include project of infrastructure development of border villages in new PSDP

The Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan has directed the concerned authorities to propose such schemes which help strengthen the local government system in the province instead of merely paying attention on conduction of buildings.

He directed to strengthen the Union Council further besides expanding the project of fire brigades in other towns of the province.

He also directed to include the development projects of collective nature in the next public sector development Programme (PSDP).

The Chief Minister issued these directives in the meeting held to review proposed development schemes of the local government and road departments for the next financial year 2021-22, besides preparation of their concept papers, here on Tuesday.

Those who were in attendance in the meeting were included: Chief Secretary Mathar Niaz Rana, Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development, Hafiz Abdul Basit, Secretary Finance, Pasand Khan Buledi, Secretary Local Government, Ahmed Raza Khan, Secretary Roads, Saleem Awan, Secretary Information, Sohailur Rehman and other concerned high ups.

The Secretary Local Government briefed the meeting about the proposed development projects of the department.

It was briefed that the project of town development has been proposed in Sorab, Awaran, Pasni, Duki and Khanozai.

It was also told that the project of development programme of the office building for 100 union councils has been proposed. Moreover, a project of construction of new fire brigade stations has also been proposed.

Similarly, it has also been proposed to develop new parks in all towns and important places of the province.

The Chief Minister on the occasion directed to improve the major towns paying attention on them.

He stressed the need to include the provision of necessary facilities and amenities in the project in addition to the beautification.

Moreover, he directed to prepare development package for improvement of towns under comprehensive mechanism.

Meanwhile, during briefing by the roads department, the Chief Minister said that the network of equal development and prosperity is being laid all over the province.

He directed to include the project of infrastructure development of the border villages in new PSDP.

He said that development and job opportunities are created with construction of roads in the respective areas.