An amount of Rs 1.5 billion has already been paid to the affected people over time, the meeting was informed. The federal and provincial governments would equally share payment of remaining amount, it was agreed today, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance here.
The minister also apprised the chief minister about the establishment of 18 new, modern passport offices throughout the length and breadth of Balochistan to facilitate the people at large.
The Ministry of Planning & Development (CDWP) has approved the PC-1 of this project which would soon be submitted to the ECNEC for consideration.
The Chairman FBR, on this occasion briefed the Chief Minister that customs check posts at different key locations in Balochistan were already functional and that establishment of new check posts as desired by the provincial government would be accorded due consideration to regularise business and trade activities.
There was complete consensus during the meeting on activating the Gwadar Port to its full potential as it would greatly add to the national revenue.
Chief Minister, Abdul Malik Baloch thanked the Finance Minister for the prompt action taken on various issues including payment of compensation to affectees of Mirani Dam.