Govt approves special package for border areas

Our Correspondent

Federal Minister Zubaida Jalal on Friday said that central government has approved a special development packages for people residing near border areas aiming to remove sense of deprivation of the people from remote areas.

According official sources, she said it was top priority of federal government to promote education, health, roads, agriculture, and irrigation in border areas which had been affected from ten years long insurgency.

Zubaida Jalal said that provision of internet facilities has enabled students in border areas to take online classes.

She said that the present government is taking practical efforts for the development of neglected areas to provide basic amenities to the masses.

Efforts will be continued to provide basic facilities without discrimination to all areas of Balochistan and especially Makran Division and bring them into the mainstream of national development, she added.

While, The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) survey teams have reached Mand Border Village to provide broadband internet services in the border areas with the efforts of Federal Minister Zubaida Jalal.

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