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NAB Chairman directs probe against Minister Ubaidullah Jan Babat

QUETTA: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javeed Iqbal on Thursday directed Director General Balochistan NAB to start investigation against Balochistan’s Provincial Minister for Forest Ubaidullah Jan Babat for having assets beyond his sources. The minister has properties of around Rs130 million in Dubai and Karachi, two Bungalows in Multan, one bungalow in Quetta and petrol pump in DG Khan worth Rs75 ...

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Gwadar’s growing water war

By: Mariyam Suleman The heart of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) struggles with thirst after years of chronic water shortages and soaring rates of water-borne diseases. As the regional hub of global trade network enters a new phase of development, more people, and on-going construction work are using up the scant water supply. Due to a shortage of clean water, one ...

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No-confidence resolution submited against Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri

QUETTA– Members of Balochistan assembly submitted a no-confidence motion against the Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on Tuesday. The motion was signed by a total of 14 lawmakers and was submitted by Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Syed Agha Raza. According to the parliamentarians, the motion of no-confidence is submitted as per “Article 136 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of ...

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Project Launched on ‘Strengthening Women’s Participation in Democratic Governance in Pakistan’

KHUZDAR:  There are 33% of seats are reserved in local government and 17% in provincial assemblies and national assemblies which are significant legislation has been passed in Pakistan that gave the legal rights to women to participate in political and electoral processes. Instead of this tremendous progress, there are still 11.7 million more men on the electoral role than women. ...

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Noshki: BNPMC Team conducts seminar on “Mother and Child Nutrition”

By: Saeed Yousuf NOSHKI: Programme Manager Balochistan Nutrition Program Dr. Ali Nasir Bugti  has said that Balochistan Government under the dynamic visionary leadership of Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sana Ullah Khan Zehri, and Minister Health Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch with guidance of Secretary Health Balochistan Mr. Javed Anwer Shahwani, team Balochistan Nutrition Programme for Mothers and Children (BNPMC) is utilizing ...

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A year passes, Gwadar’s Zehro Point bridge still awaits repair

 By: Sharif Ibrahim National Coastal Highway bridge at Zero Point about 25 km from Gwadar city has developed some cracks, causing inconvenience to the commuters. Traffic on the bridge remains suspended due to the cracks for more than a year. People are using an alternate route under the bridge which takes longer than the normal bridge crossing time, causing huge traffic ...

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Ahsan Iqbal instructs for immediate resolution of water and power supply issues in Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior, and Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has instructed for immediate resolution of water and power supply issues in the port city. He said that people of Gwadar are the top priority in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He expressed these views while presiding a high-level meeting on Gwadar projects at Planning Commission, Islamabad on Tuesday. ...

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Senator Rubina Irfan selected as Chairperson of PPHI Board of Directors

QUETTA: Senator Rubina Irfan has been selected as Chairperson of PPHI Balochistan Board of Directors (BoD). This was decided in the meeting of PPHI Balochistan’s Board of Directors on Tuesday. The meeting was held at PPHI Headquarters in the presidency of Dr Munir Ahmed Badeni. Dr. Abdul Jan Jaffer, Dr Rashid, Prof. Dr. Shahnnaz Hussain Baloch, Senator Robina Irfan, Captain ...

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Kapesi: The hidden beach of Gwadar

By: Suleman Hashim Kapesi Beach in Gwadar is a gem of a place for tourists. The sight of setting sun is mesmerizing here. It’s a unique place for visitors and people from all over Pakistan come here with their families to enjoy its natural beauty. It’s a blissful refuge from the routine burdens of life. People start gathering here in ...

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Punjgur: The govt school which opens  after a decade

By: Rafeeq Chaakar The Govt Middle School in Diz Prom, located 100 km away from Punjgur city, has re-opened after remaining closed due to militants threats for more than a decade reviving the hopes and dreams of many local children. There is only one middle school in the area for the education of local children. Pak Voices talked to Afzal ...

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