Monday, 09 July 2012 21:39
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday said that Balochistan was the top priority of his government and he would soon visit the province to meet cross section of society with a view to address the sense of alienation of the Baloch people.
The Prime Minister said that subsidy on tubewells in Balochistan would continue as it was important for the agriculture of the province and well-being of farmers.
The Prime Minister was talking to Minister for National Food Security and Research Israrullah Zehri, who called on him at Prime Minister House and apprised him about overall situation in Balochistan.
The minister said that the province needed immediate attention of the Prime Minister.
He also underscored the importance of installation of tubewells in Balochistan based on solar energy which, according to him, would be both efficient and cost effective.
The minister expressed his satisfaction on the priority being given to solar energy in the current PSDP projects.
Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2012