PM hopes govt will work for Balochistan’s social, economic uplift


Caretaker Prime Minister Hazar Khan Khoso on Saturday hoped that the upcoming federal and provincial governments would strive to resolve social and economic issues confronting the Balochistan people.
Announcing to make Sohbatpur a district and launching of various development projects, he said the resolution of the issues in Balochistan would help the province play its role in national development.
“I believe that only the public representatives can bring prosperity in Pakistan and ensure masses’ welfare,” Khoso said.
Earlier, he was accorded a warm welcome by caretaker Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Ghous Bakhsh Barozai, former speaker Balochistan Assembly Mir Zahoor Hussain Khoso, Sardar Abdul Hamid Khoso and MPA-elect Mir Izhar Hussain Khoso.
He thanked all political parties for taking part in general polls and extending cooperation to the caretaker setup. He also showed gratitude to the civil and military institutions for their tireless efforts to ensure holding of peaceful elections.
“I also salute the people of Pakistan who have proved their liking of democracy by casting vote,” he said.
Khoso said the government was cognizant of the people’s sufferings and was also taking all measures for their resolution.
He said that the caretaker government did not set aside the public issues and immediately released funds to improve power situation in the country.
Moreover, the federal government had also banned use of air-conditioners at all the government offices to conserve energy and hoped that the new government would take effective steps for its durable solution.
He said the government had brought all health-related departments together under one umbrella to improve coordination among the federal and provincial governments.
Khoso said that by upgrading Sohbatpur city to district level would help the people benefit from its administrative infrastructure to get their issues resolved without delay.
He said with the establishment of a university campus in the area would also enrich the agricultural and business activity there besides creating new jobs.
Khoso said the federal and provincial governments were working out a comprehensive project to mitigate the losses caused by flood and to avert their recurrence in future, as the floods had caused devastations in the area in the past.