Balochistan

  Kolahoo: A drop-dead village in Turbat

By: Munaj Gul Baloch Kolahoo, is a drop-dead village in Turbat city. Sadly, the people of Kolahoo are deprived of the splendid quality of education, even though its people are so thirsty for getting education. Kolahoo’s schools are among those schools of Tump which are totally broken and they are not having the basic needs and facilities. The schools have ...

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Volume III: A Roadmap to Transform Maths and Science Education

Quetta: Pakistani schools (especially government schools) are producing unacceptably low levels of learning outcomes in maths and science. This represents a significant and deep-rooted challenge to Pakistan’s economic growth. The average maths score for Class VIII students in the National Education Assessment System (NEAS) exams conducted in 2014 was 461 out of 1,000 The average maths score for Class IV ...

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First technical committee meeting of MICS conducted in Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA: Chief Economist Planning & Development Department Mr. Ghous Bux Marri has said that relevant and accurate data shows that the directions in formulating futuristic strategies, plans and polices. He was expressing these views while addressing the first technical committee meeting of MICS. Joint Chief Economists Mr. Abdul Bari Khan, Mr. Mohammad Asif, Mr. Shafiqu Ur Rehman, ...

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Health Minister Inaugurates German funded Regional Blood Centre at Spony Road Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf The Health Minister Balochistan Mir Rahmat Saleh Baloch, inaugurated modern Regional Blood Center in Bolan Medical Complex, Quetta on Wednesday. The center has been developed by the German government. The government of Germany was represented by Mr. Wolfgang Moellers, Country Director, KfW-German Development Bank. Prof. Hasan Abbas Zaheer, National Coordinator, Safe Blood Transfusion Programme was also present. The ...

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We welcome donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province, Says Secretary Finance

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that government welcomes every pragmatic move taken by the donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province. He was expressing these views in meeting with the UNDP, Rule of Law Programme Mission headed by, Senior Program Specialist, Ms. Shahzada Ahmed. He said that ...

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Govt initiates development projects in Balochistan, KP: Ahsan

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said that present government had taken initiatives and launched a number of development projects in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa areas. Talking to a private news channel, he said Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) led government after coming into power had to face number of challenges like energy and terrorism. He ...

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First convocation: Another milestone of Turbat University

By: Ijaz Ahmed   District Kech of Makran division with a population of around 12 lacs, the land of a romance legend, has always been a place of importance for its geographical location, and famous for its production of date fruit. It has been, and still is, the center of Makran region; geographically, socially, administratively and politically.      This institution first ...

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Shoaib Mir appointed as new Chief Secretary Balochistan

 By: Mir Behram Baloch  Quetta:  The federal government has appointed Shoaib Mir as new Chief Secretary Balochistan. According to notification issued on Saturday, Shoaib Mir, a BS-21 officer of the Pakistan Administrative Service, who was serving as Chairman State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan under the Commerce Division, was transferred and posted as Chief Secretary, Government of Balochistan, with immediate ...

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Balochistan Assembly condemns harassment of Pashtuns in Punjab and Sindh

Quetta: The Balochistan Assembly on Saturday passed an undisputed resolution condemning the alleged harassment of Pashtuns living in Punjab and Sindh. A member of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP), Nasarullah Zarai, moved the resolution during the session of the assembly. PkMAP parliamentary leader Rahim Ziaratwal, MPA Syed Liaquat Agha and others endorsed the resolution. The house was of the view ...

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All Provinces have equitable rights over country resources:  PM

Islamabad:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday said his government’s vision of transforming the country into a truly developed state was based on progress and development of all federating units. In a meeting with Balochistan Chief Minister Sardar Sanaullah Zehri at PM House, the prime minister said all parts and provinces had equitable rights over the country’s resources. “It is our ...

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