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Future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan: Secretary Finance Balochistan

Future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan: Secretary Finance Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Government of Balochistan Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that the future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan and we will welcome all international investors in Balochistan, in the meanwhile Government of Balochistan is very inquisitive  and will appreciate new interventions and innovative techniques in the field of renewable energy sources. ...

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The lingering crisis of Afghan refugees in Balochistan

The lingering crisis of Afghan refugees in Balochistan

By: Zaheer Ud Din Babar Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan with the smallest number of people, is a home to diverse communities. The demographic composition of the province is highly polarized ethnically as well as linguistically. The majority of the province’s population is Baloch seconded by ethnic Pakhtoons. With area of 347190 kilometers, the province constitutes almost 43.6% of the total ...

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Social Welfare Department distributed 30 tricycles among the persons-with-disabilities   

Social Welfare Department distributed 30 tricycles among the persons-with-disabilities   

 By: Staff Reporter Quetta: A tricycle distribution ceremony was held among the persons-with-disabilities here on Saturday under the aegis of the Social Welfare Department Balochistan. As many as 30 tricycles were distributed among the persons-with-disabilities while 34 more would be given away to special persons shortly. Secretary Social Welfare Department Dr. Kahoor, while talking to Balochistan Point, was of the view that ...

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  Kolahoo: A drop-dead village in Turbat

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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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