Welfare of people of Balochistan and Socio-Economic Development of the Province is among top priorities of the government.

Welfare of people of Balochistan and Socio-Economic Development of the Province is among top priorities of the government.

ISLAMABAD: The Inaugural meeting of Oversight Committee on federal funded PSDP projects of Balochistan held in Islamabad on Monday. The convener of the committee MNA Khalid Hussain Magsi and members of the committee MNA Nawabzada Shazain Bugti, MNA Mir Khan Muhammad Jamali, MNA Salahuddin Ayubi , MNA Mohmmad Aslam Bhotani , Senator Dr. Jehanzeb Jamaldini, Senator Muhammad Usman Khan Kakar , Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehnazeb Khan, Federal Secretaries and senior officials were also present in the meeting.
The inaugural meeting of Oversight committee reviewed the progress of federal funded projects of Balochistan and highlighted necessary interventions, and to provide input for future development interventions to uplift Balochistan through PSDP and/ or innovative financing mode of Public Private Partnership.
Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehnazeb Khan starred the discussion and said that we should follow the simplified and hindrance free strategy for releases of PSDP funds during FY 2020-21 to accelerate the pace of utilization of PSDP approved projects. He said that quarterly reviews of PSDP are held in Planning Commission to assess the financial and physical progress of Balochistan projects.
The DCPC advised that speedy utilization of funds already released along with monthly review of portfolio of Balochstan projects must be ensured. The meeting observed that welfare of people of Balochistan and socio-economic development of the province is among top priorities of the government. The Deputy Chairman assured the meeting that federal government will provide all out cooperation to the provincial government to accelerate work on PSDP projects.