QUETTA, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif arrived in Quetta on Saturday for a day-long visit.
Upon his arrival, the Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, the Acting Governor Balochistan Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali and high ranking officers received the prime minister at the airport.
During his visit, he will lay foundation stone of dualization of Khuclak-Khuzdar Highway.
The prime minister will also preside over meeting regarding the law and order situation and development projects in the province.
PM Shehbaz Sharif, on a day-long visit to Quetta today, will lay the foundation-stone of section 1 &2 of National Highway. He will chair a meetitng to review implementation status of Ramazan pakcage. The price issues of edibles & law & order situation will also be discussed.
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Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has expressed annoyance over shortage and sale of essential items on higher rates than the fixed prices in Balochistan.
Shahbaz Sharif directed Ministers for National Food Security and Commerce to immediately proceed to Balochistan and address the issue.
On the directive of the prime minister, a special relief package was announced for the people in the Holy Month of Ramadan two days ago.