CM calls for upgrading govt depts

Budget for the current financial year included a number of projects for the promotion of quality education, says CM


APP September 01, 2021
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QUETTA:

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal on Tuesday reiterated that the top priority of his government is to upgrade the education, health and sports departments.

He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of students on a study tour of Government Degree College Attah Shaad Turbat under the leadership of Provincial Finance Minister Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi. Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani was also present.

On the occasion, CM Kamal said the budget for the current financial year included a number of projects for the promotion of quality education, improvement of educational institutions, provision of facilities, infrastructure, establishment of digital libraries, motivation of students and enhancement of intellectual abilities.

He added that practical steps were being taken to set up a modern boarding school in the district, increase the annual grant of universities, upgrade educational institutions and provide facilities.

Read Balochistan districts to get boarding schools soon

The chief minister further said the secret of development and success of nations lies in modern education, adding that providing latest and quality education in the province would help the students to face the challenges of the future.

He maintained that more opportunities should be provided to the students for study tours, as well as visits to different districts of the province. “The students should get acquainted with the culture, traditions, lifestyle, values and other things of their province.”

The CM highlighted how the provincial government was also paying special attention to the development of Balochistan. A 200-bed hospital with modern facilities was being set up in Turbat. Similarly, infrastructure, sports complex and other facilities were being ensured.

He informed the visiting delegation that Inter colleges were being upgraded to degree level by the incumbent provincial government in order to achieve targets of quality education in the province.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 1st, 2021.

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