Khuzdar – Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan, Dr. Malik Baloch has said that Gwadar port belongs to people of Balochistan.
CM made these remarks while addressing Khuzdar Municipal Committee in Main committee hall of Khuzdar, on Sunday.
“People of Balochistan have first right on coast and natural resources of this province and we will not make any compromise on this right,” claimed Dr. Malik.
Discussing the issue of Gwadar port and the proposed development, CM said that land in Gwadar belongs to people of Balochistan.
Reaffirming his commitment for protection of natural resources of Balochistan, Dr Malik reiterated, “We will protect resources of Balochistan from Rekodiq to Gwadar.”
In last few months, multiple Baloch politicians have expressed concerns on socio-economic threats faced by people of Balochistan due to proposed China-Pakistan economic Corridor.
Published in The Balochistan Point on September 20, 2015