Balochistan’s districts to receive gas through LPG: Federal Minister

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APP13-11 QUETTA: January 11 - Federal Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan along with Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal Khan addressing a press conference. APP photo by Mohsin Naseer

QUETTA, Jan 11 (APP):Federal Minister for Petroleum, Ghulam Sarwar on Friday said districts of Balochistan, facing shortage in gas supply, would be provided gas facility through LPG plant. 
Strenuous efforts being made to increase work on exploration of gas and oil in
Balochistan.
	 He expressed these views while addressing a press conference along with Chief Minister
Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan here today. On the occasion various provincial ministers were also present.
	 “Balochistan’s people would be given their due share and employment opportunities 
in federal departments,” the minister said.
	 The minister said he has come to visit Balochistan on the special directives of Prime
Minister Imran Khan and ensured to remove all the reservations of provincial
government and Balochistan’s people. 
	 CM Balochistan has presented all the problems of the province in a meeting today, after which
it has been decided to formulate a working committee which will draft recommendations 
for resolution of all issues, he added.
	 “Prime Minister Imran Khan wishes to resolve all matters between provincial and 
federal governments with a better understanding and in full cooperation", the minister said.
	 Federal Minister said Balochistan would be given representation in the Board 
of Governors of all institutions, so that provincial issues could be resolved in an
effective manner.
	 In a response to a question, the federal minister said PM Imran Khan has presented 
his cabinet and himself for accountability, those involved in corruption would be punished.
	 CM Balochistan Jam Kamal while addressing the conference expressed
thanks to the federal government for giving importance to Balochistan’s issues
and directing federal minister for petroleum to visit Balochistan.
	 CM Balochistan expressed hope that federal government would review
the recommendations presented by the working committee and find out way out 
try to resolve all issues of Balochistan.