Balochistan govt committed to protecting people, says minister

The minister reiterated his resolve to assist the families of the martyrs


Mohammad Zafar April 06, 2019
Meer Ziaullah Langove. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: Provincial Minister for Home and Tribal Affairs Meer Ziaullah Langove has said that the Balochistan government is taking all possible measures to protect the lives and property of people.

The minister shared these views on Thursday during his visit to Mastung district where he chaired a meeting held to review ­the law and order situation in the region.

During his visit, the minister distributed compensation cheques among heirs of the victims of a bomb attack.

The Balochistan government has distributed cheques of more than Rs111 million among the families of the martyred.

Paying tribute to politician Nawabzada Siraj Raisani who was martyred along with 148 other people in the Mastung blast on July 13 last year, Langove said that the martyrs sacrificed their lives for the country and will always be remembered.

The minister reiterated his resolve to assist the families of the martyrs.

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“The provincial government is fully committed to help the heirs of the Mastung martyrs,” he said.

“The provincial government has been strengthening the capacity of the Levies force and providing them modern weapons and equipment to deal with the terrorists with full force,” he added.

Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leaders Sardar Noor Ahmed Bangulzai, Meer Muhammad Usman Pirkani and district officials attended the meeting.

The district police officer and deputy commissioner briefed Langove on the prevailing law and order situation in the area and said the law enforcement agencies were fully active to prevent incidents of kidnapping, targeted killing and robbery in the district.

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