Quetta – Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaque Dar, has said that 18 new passport offices would be established in Balochistan.
Finance Minister made this statement while talking to Chief Minister of Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch in Islamabad.
In Balochistan there is only handful of Passport Offices and people face great deal of inconvenience when they visit passport offices.
“Passport offices project has been approved by CDWP of Ministry of Planning and Development and it would be approved by ECNEC soon,” claimed Mr. Dar.
Ishaque Dar also announced to pay compensation to the affectees of Mirani dam. Mr. Dar elaborated that committee formed to resolve issue of payment of compensation to Mirani dam affectees has submitted its report and payment would be made soon.
Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch thanked Ishaque Dar for announcement of new passport offices and payment of compensation to Mirani dam victims.
Published in The Balochistan Point on April 5, 2015