ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday stated that the PTI authorities pays “full attention to the socio-economic development of Balochistan,” including that it was “never given importance by the past governments because the entire province’s vote bank is equal to that of Faisalabad.”
As reported by Geo News, the prime minister was presiding over a gathering comprising younger social media influencers from all around the nation. During the assembly, he touched upon a number of points, together with Balochistan, the Opposition and efficiency of the earlier governments. He additionally listened to the feedback of the influencers and answered a number of questions.
Speaking concerning the issues which traditionally plagued the province, PM Imran Khan added that the event funds allotted to Balochistan instantly went to the tribal leaders for a very long time, who continued to build up wealth and energy however the plenty remained poor and disadvantaged.
“The PTI-led government is the first one in history which is working towards the socio-economic development of Balochistan and paying full attention to it,” PM Imran Khan claimed. “We are employing efforts to develop South Balochistan through different packages, but we are still short of funds.”
Answering a query concerning the unrest in Balochistan and a sure narrative that folks have developed concerning the province, PM Imran Khan stated that the PTI-led authorities will do no matter it will probably to enhance the state of affairs there.
“The sectarianism and the targeted killing of Hazaras started in the 1980s with the arrival of the Afghan Jihad. This was the time when we saw the rise of militant sectarianism for the first time,” PM Imran Khan stated.
He added it was unlucky that many militant teams fashioned when the United States left Afghanistan in 1989 they usually wreaked havoc in Pakistan, notably focusing on the Hazara Shia neighborhood.
“Our security agencies opine that the recent killings of the Hazara community in Balochistan, which is claimed by ISIS, is backed by India,” he maintained. “It is India’s stated aim to spread terrorism in Pakistan, especially through sectarianism.”
The premier stated that regardless of having the data about India’s plan and the diligent work of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the terrorists focused a distant location in Balochistan.