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PM Imran unveils development package for Balochistan

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Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced a mega-development project for South Balochistan areas featuring the construction of 1,100 KM roads, skill training to 35,000 youth and expansion of power and gas supply networks.

On Sunday, during a day-long visit to Turbat, Balochistan, PM unveiled the development package for Balochistan that includes the construction of 1,100 KM roads, skill training to 35,000 youth and expansion of power and gas supply networks. He also inaugurated Daar-ul-Ehsaas facility, this project aims to provide orphan and other poor children the shelter, food and education.

PM also launched the Waseela-e-Taleem programme, to help enroll additional 83,000 children in the schools and facilitate over 640,000 children through accelerated and distance learning programmes. 

Moreover, PM visit to the province unveiled other projects including the extension of Turbat airport, 200-bed Makran Medical Teaching Hospital, University of Turbat and 146-kilometre Hoshab-Awaran section of M-8 motorway. The package comprises of construction of 210 basic health units and improved nutrition for 7,000 households under the Ehsaas Nashonuma programme.

Establishment of six border markets, three dates processing units and an olive extraction unit is also part of the PM Imran development package for Balochistan. Under the plan, 35,000 youth will be imparted skill training to enable them to earn as freelancer besides extending internet facility to another 0.5 million people.

16 dams will be constructed and 0.15 million acres of land will be cultivated. The development plan is expected to create more than 120,000 jobs for the area where 0.7 million people of up to 35 years are unemployed.

Furthermore, Imran Khan also announced to introduce 4G internet services and Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme in the province. The service would be highly beneficial for common people and especially for students who can take the maximum advantage from this fast facility, as per the statement of PM.

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