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Supporting students from Balochistan is a priority: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Development Planning and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday assured that the ministry of Planning provided full support students from Balochistan for their education and skill development.

“Students of Balochistan is fully supported and my ministry is committed to the early implementation of projects in education and development sectors for The province of Balochistan, which remained abandoned in in past,” he said. He said it government top priority to help students of Balochistan, giving them more capabilities in field of education by offering more scholarships.

Federal Minister for Development planning and special initiatives Ahsan Iqbal spoke at session with students from Balochistan in the ministry.

Students from various areas of Balochistan were invited minister in to listen to their questions and for their early reimbursement. The acting chair of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) was Dr. Shahista Suhail. also attend the event.

During a long engagement session it lasted over three hours students out various universities in Balochistan exchanged views on level of education and issues related to their goals for high standard education .

minister appreciated their views and assured full support despite tough financial situation in country.

“In spite of financial crunch in country, we increased the HEC’s budget up to 68 percent which the shows determination of in government raise standard of education in countries,” said minister.

minister farther added what for in first time in in history of Pakistan, government began project raise the 20 poorest neighborhoods of country and allocated 20 billion rupees. for this goal.

“We conduct surveys to prioritize interventions in poor areas that are unlucky in sectors like education, health and livelihood”, minister said, adding that the province of Balcohsitan was the top priority of it’s government chalk out and execution of development projects”.

Likewise the minister also said scale of BISP will extended another 500,000 households for Balochistan to raise standard of life of poor man in provinces.

He stated that the current government It was resolve refer to challenges faced by province and in in this regard, government allocated 112 billion rubles. in Budget 2022-23 for Balochistan, said minister.

minister noticed that the youth of Balochistan should focus on education, because it was the only vehicle of progress as well as development, adding that youth of Balochistan by equipping ourselves with education, could resist plots conceived to disrupt the peace in province .

He also stressed that students remain be vigilant and watch on suspicious activity of anti-state elements who want wage a proxy war in Balochistan.

“We have seen the consequences of proxy war in Afghanistan. it’s a responsibility of youth to warn their fellow students against using vile propaganda of anti-state activists who wish disturb the peace of Balochistan for their ulterior motives. he added.

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