QUETTA: A meeting to review the devolution process of five federal ministries to the province under the 18th amendment was held at the Balochistan Civil Secretariat on Friday.
Chief Secretary Balochistan Ahmed Bakhsh Lehri chaired the meeting, which was also attended by secretaries of health, manpower and inter-provincial coordination, amongst others. It may be mentioned that the federal team was visiting the province to inspect arrangements of the province for taking charge of the devolved ministries under the 18th amendment. Talking to the participants, the chief secretary said the provincial government was fully prepared to take over the devolved ministries and departments, while adding that things were being worked out to cope with the disciplinary, legal and financial constraints. Arrangements made by the Balochistan government on the occasion were lauded by the attendees.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 9th, 2011.
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