Balochis­tan’s devel­op­ment is top pri­or­ity of govt: Dr Hafeez

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IS­LAM­ABAD

Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Fi­nance Dr Ab­dul Hafeez Shaikh said that devel­op­ment of Balochis­tan is the top pri­or­ity of the present demo­cratic government.

The eco­nomic team of the government is de­ter­mined to pro­vide all pos­si­ble re­sources for devel­op­ment of Balochis­tan. Min­istry of Fi­nance, he said is mak­ing ev­ery ef­fort to fa­cil­i­tate masses of Balochis­tan in gen­eral and farm­ers of Balochis­tan in par­tic­u­lar through its de­ci­sions to ex­pe­dite flow of funds and other ben­e­fits to Balochis­tan.

"Restora­tion of sub­sidy on tube wells in Balochis­tan is one such step while other devel­op­ment projects in a large num­ber have al­ready been ap­proved for Balochis­tan", he said.

Dr Ab­dul Hafeez Shaikh said this while talk­ing to the two Fed­eral Min­is­ters from Balochis­tan Mir Changez Khan Ja­mali, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy and Sar­dar Al­haj Mo­ham­mad Gar­gaig who called on him here to­day. Mir Changez Khan Ja­mali, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy thanked and ap­pre­ci­ated the Fi­nance Min­is­ter for his spe­cial pas­sion and ef­forts for devel­op­ment of Balochis­tan.

Mir Changez Khan Ja­mali par­tic­u­larly ap­pre­ci­ated the Fi­nance Min­is­ter for ECC de­ci­sion re­gard­ing restora­tion of sub­sidy on elec­tric­ity bills for agri­cul­tural tube wells in Balochis­tan.

Mir Changez Khan Ja­mali said at the oc­ca­sion that this step by Fed­eral Government will go a long way for pros­per­ity and up­lift of farm­ers in Balochis­tan.

Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Postal Ser­vices, Sar­dar Mo­ham­mad Gor­gaig said at the oc­ca­sion that peo­ple and lead­er­ship of Balochis­tan ac­knowl­edge the ef­forts of the Fi­nance Min­is­ter, Dr Hafeez Shaikh for devel­op­ment of Balochis­tan and ex­pect the same to con­tinue.

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