Balochistan cabinet extends teachers contract

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Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan chaired a meeting of provincial cabinet where the contracts of 1493 teachers appointed under the Global Partnership for Balochistan Education Project were extended for one year.

It was decided to set up a committee to work out a strategy to make them permanent and the committee will present recommendations to the Chief Minister.

The Cabinet also approved to provide health insurance up to Rs. 1 million to more than 1.8 million families of the province in which the people of the province can get treatment facilities in official and private hospitals.

The Cabinet also gave approval for setting up of Childhood Cancer Unit in Quetta between Health Department and Indus Hospital.

The Cabinet formed a Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by the Provincial Minister for Education to further consider act relating to Balochistan Universities Act 2021.—APP