QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Wednesday announced plans to restore the status of Gwadar as winter capital and directed all provincial departments to establish their offices there.
He made this announcement while presiding over the 16th meeting of Gwadar Development Authority’s (GDA) governing body. The meeting was reviewed by Gwadar Development Authority’s administrative and other affairs.
Approving provision of land for setting up the 300MW power plant project in Gwadar, it was decided that GDA would also recommend the company for partnership in profit.
It was also decided that the secretariat for the winter capital would be established in District Provincial Complex where offices of all provincial departments would be moved.
The chief minister said that the time had come for the early completion of development projects.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 23rd, 2017.