PM Shahbaz announces residential colony & 2,000 motorboat engines for Gwadar fishermen

GWADAR, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday announced the provision of 200 acres of land for the establishment of a residential colony for the fishermen of Gwadar and the distribution of 2,000 motorboat engines among them.


Talking to local fishermen in Gwadar wherein he reached earlier in the day for a day-long visit, the prime minister said that the purpose of his second visit to Gwadar in a month was to have a direct interaction with the fishermen and get their feedback on issues concerning them.

The prime minister said the federal government would take the Balochistan government on board for consultations on development projects in the province.

Shahbaz Sharif said the federal government had allocated a massive amount of Rs 100 billion in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the development of Balochistan.

The prime minister said the issue of water supply in Gwadar would be resolved on a priority basis. He said funds had also been released for the Gwadar University.

Terming the four provinces as brothers, the prime minister emphasized the importance of sharing resources among them for a win-win situation for all.

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