Balochistan

Seminar held on Action Plan for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Treatment in Balochistan

 By: Saeed Yousuf   Provincial Malaria Control Program coordinator Dr. Kamalan Gichki said that Leishmaniasis has been considered to be a serious public health problem in many countries of the world and is responsible for adverse economic and social impact. The disease is documented to be currently prevalent in 88 countries around the world, 72 on which are developing countries, ...

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Balochistan giving priority to irrigation sector

 ISLAMABAD: Balochistan government is giving top priority to the irrigation sector. Official sources told media  that more than rupees one and half billion have been earmarked for this important sector. Sources said that ten mega projects costing Rs one hundred and forty-two billion are being completed with the cooperation of the federal government. “ These  projects will  not only improve ...

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Chaman: 9 killed, 20 injured in Afghan forces cross border firing

CHAMAN: At least nine people including two women were killed and 20 others and FC personnel sustained injuries in Afghan forces cross border firing in Chaman here on Friday. According to Chaman Civil Hospital administration, five of the injured were shifted to Quetta Hospital in critical condition. Earlier, ISPR had confirmed that one person was killed in Afghan forces firing near ...

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Hazaragi Academy holds book launching ceremony

By: Ali Hamdam QUETTA: Hazaragi Academy held a book launching ceremony of its forth published book on Sunday 30th in Quetta. The book has been written by doctor Shawkat  Shauor who is a well-known Hazaragi writer and poet. The book was briefed by Mustafa Elkhani , secretary general of Hazaragi Academy.  He explained the role of writers and poets in ...

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BIRD-Balochistan marks the World Malaria Day

  QUETTA: Balochistan Institute of Research and Development (BIRD) with the collaboration of Malaria control program government of Balochistan marked the World Malaria day at Sardar Bahadur Khan University. The chief guest of the event was honorable Health Minister Mr.Rehmat Saleh Baloch,along with Dr. Baseer Khan Achakzai National Programme Manager & Director (NHSRC), Vice Chancellor Sardar Bahadur Khan University Dr. ...

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 Balochistan Basic Education Programme Inaugurated

 QUETTA: The Balochistan Basic Education Programme (BBEP) was inaugurated by the Governor of Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai at a ceremony held in Quetta Wednesday. The Minister for Education, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, Jean-Francois Cautain, UNICEF Representative in Pakistan, Ms. Angela Kearney and many senior officials, donors and development partners were present on the occasion. ...

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Chinese investors to set up industrial park in Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Chinese investors would set up an industrial park and livestock farm in Pakistan under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. This was stated by Director Tianjin Building Materials Industry Association Xu Jingling while addressing business community at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). She visited ICCI leading an 11-member delegation of Chinese entrepreneurs for exploring business partners for ...

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Reference held in memory of Syed Zahoor Shah Hashumi and Jabbar Yar at UoB  

By: Aziz Ejaz  QUETTA: Speakers paid rich tributes to Syed Zahoor Shah Hashumi and Jabbar Yar, at Brahui Department in a reference in their memory organized by Baloch Student Action Committee and Brahui Department of the University of Balochistan. The reference seminar was held on the birth and death anniversary of Syed Zahoor Shah Hashumi and Jabbar Yar, the two ...

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KALAT: Alarming rise in dog-bite cases but no rabies vaccine available at DHQ-Hospital  

By: Staff Reporter KALAT: At least 8 people have been bitten by stray dogs in Kalat city in last 3 days; however, no rabies vaccine is available at District Head Quarter-Hospital. The injured include children and women belonging to different areas of Kalat. Sources told The Balochistan Point on Sunday. According to the sources over 8 people were bitten by ...

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CM Balochistan terms Supreme Court judgment on Panama case a historical decision

QUETTA: Terming Supreme Court judgment on Panama case a historical judgment, Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that this judgment is the result of prayers of 200 million people. “Today’s victory is the victory of truth; the Apex Court has verified that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is truthful and honest,” he added. Chief Minister was addressing to ...

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