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PM wants speedy development of mineral sector in Balochistan: Asim

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Lt. Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Friday said that after the decision of stay order by World Bank tribunal in Reko Diq case, the Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed to accelerate development of mineral sector in Balochistan.

“Stay order by World Bank tribunal on $ 6 billion award against Pakistan is a great relief,” Asim Bajwa said in a tweet.

He said the Prime Minister had directed to fully support government of Balochistan for accelerating development mineral sector in a transparent manner and structured system.

Besides, he said the PM also wanted utilization of best technology, while local investors and local human resource should be involved during the development process.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.