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Impacts of Census on Balochistan discussed at University of Karachi

Impacts of Census on Balochistan discussed at University of Karachi

By: Zafar Musyani KARACHI: Census in Balochistan would, most probably, change the demographic landscape of the province, because it would leave the Baloch population far behind in numbers than the last census, nineteen years ago, said Mumtaz Sajidi. Sajidi is a student of International Relations at University of Karachi. He said this while delivering a lecture themed as “The impacts ...

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Wide range of opportunities are available in natural resources development: Secretary Finance Balochistan

Wide range of opportunities are available in natural resources development: Secretary Finance Balochistan

 By: Saeed Yousuf   QUETTA:   Secretary Finance Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that in Balochistan wide range of opportunities  are available in natural resources development mainly to Natural gas, Mines & Minerals, and developing these sectors of Economic opportunities are first most priority of the government ,he was expressing these views while chairing the first meeting of  Board of ...

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Balochistan Youth Policy hangs in balance

Balochistan Youth Policy hangs in balance

By: Mir Behram Baloch Fatima Iqbal Khan, 35, is active youth and human rights activist. She has recently been honored with National Award for Human rights by president of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain for the best achievement.  She is one of the activists who drafted youth policy in 2014 for Environment, Sports & Youth Affairs Department Government of Balochistan; however, the ...

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Quetta: Consultative session held on “Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) Analysis Pakistan’’  

Quetta: Consultative session held on “Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) Analysis Pakistan’’  

 By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA:  Additional Chief Secretary (Planning & Development Department) Government of Balochistan, Dr. Umer Khan Baber, urged the development partners to look in-depth analysis of the nutrition’s indicators in the province. He said that while addressing to the consultative session organized by Scaling up Nutrition Cell Pakistan, World Food Program “ Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) Analysis Pakistan’’ ...

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PWD’s role key in curbing MMR: Secretary

PWD’s role key in curbing MMR: Secretary

 QUETTA: Secretary Population Welfare Balochistan Noor ul Haq Baloch has said that population department is going to emerge as a key department in the province following the ongoing census. Speaking during an administrative conference of the Department held here at Director General Officer on Wednesday, he urged the role of the Population Department as a key department in curbing the mother ...

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Improved law and order is increasing financial activities in the province, says CM Balochistan 

Improved law and order is increasing financial activities in the province, says CM Balochistan 

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that following improvement of law and order, the economic and financial activities and investment is increasing in the province. “Balochistan is not a poor province rather it has countless natural resources, minerals and a long coastal belt the further magnifies its importance”, he added. Chief Minister Balochistan was talking to ...

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Lawmakers pledged to increase budgetary allocations for Nutrition in Balochistan 

Lawmakers pledged to increase budgetary allocations for Nutrition in Balochistan 

By: Nadeem Feyrozai Quetta: Parliamentarians from different political parties made commitment to address malnutrition in Balochistan by increasing budgetary allocations for nutrition programs during a meeting organized by Provincial Nutrition Cell in collaboration of Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance Pakistan (SUNCSA,Pak) in support of Micronutrient Initiative (MI). Mr. Rahmat  Saleh Baloch, Minster Health said, “Government of Balochistan is really ...

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CPEC and its Impact on the Region

CPEC and its Impact on the Region

 By: Zaheer Ud Din Babar CPEC as a game changer has almost been a buzzword since the inception of this project. Both China and Pakistan are investing relentless efforts to finalize the project, thereby, to operationalize it as soon as possible as the port is believed to accrue immense economic dividends. Successful operationalization of Gwadar port would be a kismet-changer for both ...

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Three-day anti-polio drive to begin in 29 districts of Balochistan  

Three-day anti-polio drive to begin in 29 districts of Balochistan  

Quetta: Three-day anti-polio drive will begin in twenty nine districts of Balochistan from Monday. Addressing a news conference Provincial Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed said in Quetta more than 2.4 million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio vaccinations during the campaign. More than nine thousand mobile teams have been constituted. He also ...

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