Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif while presiding over an apex committee meeting in Quetta approved the plan presented to him for a Pur Aman (Peaceful) Balochistan.
The PM instructed the authorities in the province to reach out to the angry Baloch, and make the people of region realize that after the development of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Baloch people would be benefited most. The PM went on to underline that Balochistan was the cornerstone of Pakistan’s future development and would be the principal beneficiary of the CPEC. Nawaz Sharif directed the planning and execution of infrastructure and communication networks for utilisation of the potential of the resources of Balochistan. Gwadar Port, one of the key elements of the CPEC and the end point of the Corridor in its southern reaches, would be connected by rail and road with the Central Asian Republics, the PM stated.
Prime Minister while highlighting the importance of Gawadar Port Said that given its location and importance, authorities to prepare a strategy for building Gwadar Port City and the port itself as an economic hub that could attract foreign investment. The briefing the PM received in the meeting pointed to a decline in incidents of terrorism and heinous crimes. The security plan for the CPEC and lasting peace was also presented. While expressing his satisfaction with all this, PM Nawaz Sharif promised incentives for those who laid down their arms and surrendered. Echoing the PM’s sentiments, Chief Minister (CM) Dr Abdul Malik Baloch told newsmen after the meeting that the Pur Aman Balochistan package would persuade the angry Baloch to return to the mainstream as it was an unusual measure.
It is great omen that Prime Minister of Pakistan has visited Balochitsan to remove sense of deprivation of local people. We should appreciate the efforts of law enforcing agencies to take actions against anti-state elements in Balochistan.