Balochistan to fill 800 vacancies in services department

CM urges Centre to ensure implementation of Balochistan quota


Syed Ali Shah November 19, 2022
PHOTO: FILE

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Balochistan Chief Minister, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo on Friday said his government has approved appointments against 800 vacancies in the services and general administration department.

He expressed these views while distributing reinstatement orders among 360 employees of the communication and works (C&W) department at the CM Secretariat.

Provincial ministers, senior officers, and C&W employees were also present on the occasion.

“This government realizes the difficulties of unemployed youth and trying its best to solve it,” Bizenjo said, adding that his government has fulfilled its long-standing promise of reinstating the sacked employees of the C&W department.

CM Balochistan observed that the present government has also approved appointments on more than 800 posts in the S&GAD department to provide jobs to the jobless youth of the province.

He urged the federal government to make sure the implementation of Balochistan quota in the federal departments. Regarding the government initiatives, Bizenjo maintained that volume of funds has been increased for the endowment fund to support needy and deserving patients in Balochistan.

He said health cards were being issued to facilitate the needy and deserving families across the province too.

He informed that 1.8 million families across Balochistan would benefit from this scheme.

Under the health card scheme, the Balochistan government has announced the provision of Rs1 million to each family for treatment in Balochistan. About the multi-dollar gold and copper project of Reko Diq, CM Bizenjo reiterated that a historic deal was signed with the company after thorough consultations with politicians and lawmakers both from the opposition and treasury benches.

He said that practical steps were adopted to address the grievances of people living on borders with Iran and Afghanistan, adding that various projects were also launched to support the people living in the border areas.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 19th, 2022.

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