Tag Archives: Turbat

Letter: No Emergency Doctors in Turbat

Turbat, one of the major cities of Balochistan, lacks emergency doctors which have resulted in several death cases in the city. In fact, every night after 10 PM all hospitals close down in Turbat city and there are no doctors to attend emergency patients. Recently, a female patient in Turbat faced an emergency situation and she was taken to three ...

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Turbat: Parents Protest Against Hike in School Fees

Sami Parvez Turbat – Parents of students have protested against hike in private school fees in Turbat city. Parents are upset as private school owners have raised the schools fees suddenly without any prior notice, learnt the Balochistan Point. “Sudden rise in private school fees is totally unjustified and huge burden on low-earning parents of students,” a disgruntled parent told ...

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Letter: Need for Makran Board

It is really surprising that there is only one board office in entire Balochistan. Other provinces have numerous educational boards for the convenience of students in different regions of those provinces. Makran division which comprises of Kech, Gwadar and Panjgur districts is located farthest away from Quetta. Students of Makran division need to travel 850 km away to Quetta for ...

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NHA destroying Talar Wildlife Sanctuary, by Not Realigning M8

Adnan Aamir Quetta – National Highway Authority (NHA) has turned down the requests of district administration of Kech to realign m8 motorway to save potential wildlife sanctuary at Talar. M8 Motorway, which connects Gwadar with Ratodero via Turbat, Hoshab, Awaran and Khuzdar, will pass through Talar, a picnic point and potential wildlife sanctuary. Deputy Commissioner of Kech, Mr. Mumtaz, wrote ...

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Session Judge Needed In Turbat

Sami Parvez Quetta – Turbat doesn’t have a district and session judge for last one month, learnt Balochistan Point. Aimal Khan Kakar, last District and Session Judge of Kech district passed away last month and since then the portfolio stands vacant. Turbat city is headquarters of Makran division and therefore center of judicial activity but unavailability of top judge has exacerbated the ...

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UOT Faculty Members to Be Sent for Foreign Trainings

Sami Parvez Turbat – Vice-Chancellor (VC) of University of Turbat (UOT) has announced that faculty members of the university would be sent for foreign trainings. VC of UOT, Professor Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir, made the announcement while addressing the faculty members at the beginning of new semester in city campus. VC announced that faculty members of UOT will be sent ...

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Letter: Street Crimes in Turbat City

In last few months street crimes in Turbat have surged up. Snatching and looting on gunpoint has become a common occurrence. Since beginning of month of August, 4 people have been killed in incidents of Street Crimes. Main reason for sudden increase in Street Crimes is lack of sufficient Police patrols in the city. It’s regretful to know that in ...

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Kech Bar Association Announces Full-court Boycott

Sami Parvez Turbat – Kech Bar Association (KBA) has announced a full-court boycott in the district to protest the non-availability of District Public Prosecutor. Position of District Public Prosecutors in Kech is lying vacant for a long time and it has resulted in paralyzing the legal system. Many cases are pending in session court of Kech only due to non-availability ...

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Letter: No Water in Government Schools of Turbat

There is no drinking water available in government schools of Turbat. Drinking water is a must to have item for daily routine but government schools of Turbat are deprived of it. Schools in Turbat lack form many basic amenities but still students can manage without them. However the case of water is different and unavailability of water in summer season ...

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Turbat: DHQ Hospital Marred by Mismanagement

Sami Parvez Turbat – Only governmental hospital in Turbat lack basic healthcare facilities and is marred by mismanagement, learnt The Balochistan Point. District Headquarter Hospital (DHQ) Turbat suffers from the problem of absence of the doctors that have been appointed there by government. Due to lack of vigilant regulatory mechanisms by health department, most of the doctors don’t perform their ...

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