PM Imran arrives in Quetta on one-day visit


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29 Mar, 2019 8:00 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Quetta on one-day visit on Friday (today).

He was received by Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Jam Kamal Khan and Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai at the airport.

During the visit, he will lay foundation stone of National University of Science and Technology Quetta Campus.

The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of Cardiology Hospital and western route of Kuchlak-Zhob Highway.

PM Imran to embark on two-day visit to Gwadar, Karachi today

The prime minister left Islamabad for a two-day visit to Balochistan, Gwadar Port and Sindh.

According to the details, PM Khan will visit Gwadar port, where he would be briefed on different development projects being executed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a state-of-the-art oil refinery and the petrochemical complex.

During Balochistan visit, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will also with the prime minister while the federal cabinet members will be accompanied with the premier on his visit of two provinces.

The prime minister would arrive in Karachi on Friday evening to chair Karachi transformation committee meeting. The sources said that the premier would address a public meeting in Ghotki on March 30 and would hold meetings with the leaders of collation parties.

From Quetta, the Prime Minister will reach Gwadar where he will lay the foundation stone of the Gwadar International Airport.

The prime minister will meet the Balochsitan chief minister, the governor and members of the provincial cabinet in Quetta. He will also preside over a high level meeting to review law and order situation in the province. Army Chief, Commander Southern Command and security officials are also expected to attend the meeting.

From Quetta, the Prime Minister will reach Gwadar where he will lay the foundation stone of the Gwadar International Airport.

Earlier, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had agreed to establish a Joint Working Group (JWG) for setting up $11 billion oil refinery and petrochemical complex at the Gwadar Port on February 19.

According to a statement put out by the Petroleum Division, the agreement was reached during a meeting between Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan and Saudi Minister for Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al Falih.

At the meeting, they discussed implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked between the two countries for setting up the refinery and petrochemical complex in Pakistan.


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