Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal chairing a meeting: File Photo

Staff Reporter:

Under the Quetta Safe City Project, 1,403 secret cameras would be installed in various parts of the city to check all kinds of movement. This was revealed secretary information technology while briefing a high-level meeting on Monday evening. Under the project, the CCTV cameras have already been installed in some important parts of the city.

Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan chaired the meeting that thoroughly discussed different issues including the safe city project. Required amendments have been made in the project to make it a success, the secretary information technology briefed the meeting. A 400 km long fiber optic line was also being laid down under the project.

In view of the worsening law and order situation, the Quetta Safe City Project was approved by the past government to make sure timely checking of any suspicious activities in the city.

Jam Kamal directed officers 

Jam Kamal directed the concerned officers to expedite their efforts for completion of all projects currently underway in the city. Cleanliness, solid-waste management, municipal services, implementation of building code and scarcity of water were the most important issues faced by the citizens, the Chief Minister noted.

“These issues need to be solved on priority basis”, he directed the officers present during the meeting. The Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA) and the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) also briefed the meeting about the scarcity of water in the city.

A committee headed by secretary PHE was formed to prepare a report about the scarcity of water issues and its solution in the city.

Jam Kamal was also briefed about health services in government hospitals in general and civil hospitals in particular. The chief executive had visited the cardiac ward of civil hospital to inquire about the health patients and review medical facilities.

The CM was briefed about the health facilities in all 23 units working in the hospital and the requirements of doctors and para-medical staff to improve health services.


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