QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik has said that elements involved in illegal distribution and allotment of lands in Gwadar are national criminals and they would be brought to justice.
“Protection of coast and resources of Balochistan is our national responsibility,” he expressed these views while addressing Land ownership right distribution among 797 people in Ismail Ward stretching over 331 acres in Gwadar the other day.
Chief Minister said that National Party would fulfill its promises and commitments made with people in its constitutional manifesto. “Elements behind the shameful distribution of lands and allotments in Gwadar are national criminals. Some people in Gwadar have even got allotted lands of roads but government would unmask these elements before the people and will make them accountable of each inch,” Chief Minister added.
Referring to illegal fishing by trawlers in Gwadar, he said that they were facing difficulties because of illegal trawlers but government was committed and taking steps against illegal trawlers. “Govt. would not allow anyone at any cost to play with the life and economy of fishermen” he resolved.
Chief Minister said that in order to ensure smooth supply of drinking water to Gwadar the Sord dam had been completed and for the provision of water to citizens the government would provide Rs 500 million for this project. “Rs 1 billion has been allocated for construction of Shadi Kor dam and dragging work of Pasni Fish harbour which was in pending for last many years would be started soon and residential schemes would be initiated for the people of Gwadar in all tehsils,” he said.
Expressing reservation over sea erosion in Peshkan and Jiwani areas he said the provincial government was devising a comprehensive strategy in this connection so that the dwellers nearby coast could be saved from the sea erosion any possible damage.
Chief Balochistan said that a Girls College would be established in Gwadar adding that incumbent government through a proper strategy and vision was making efforts to provide facilities to the people. “Our vision is clear and we believe in particle works not mere in slogans” he added.
He said that in past the wealth and resources of masses were looted ruthlessly but now the incumbent government would make those elements accountable and they would have to answer in this connection.
Dr, Abdul Malik Baloch asked the teachers, doctors and other government servants to discharge their duties with utmost commitment and realize their responsibilities.
He announced that people with low income in Gwadar, Jiwani, Pasni and Ormara would be given houses at easy installment and also announced Rs 1 million grant for Gwadar Municipal Committee.
Published in The Balochistan Point on September 4, 2014