83 percent of fencing work completed at PakAfghan border: Balochistan Minister
File Photo: Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove chairing a high level meeting about Pak-Afghan border: Photo grabbed from video provided by DGPR

PakAfghan border: meeting held about settlement of divided villages

Staff Reporter :

QUETTA: Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove chaired a high-level meeting with regard to the settlement of divided villages at the Pak-Afghan border in the aftermath of fencing.

The meeting reviewed arrangements with regard to settlement and administrative issues at the border. Agriculture Minister Balochistan, Zamarak Khan Achakzai, Additional Chief Secretary Hafiz Basit, Commissioner Quetta Division, Asfandyar Khan Kakar, and other high ups attended the meeting.

The meeting also reviewed the process of fencing the border.

“Fencing of border launched to combat terrorism” Langove 

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Langove said the federal government has launched fencing of the border to stop terrorist activities and infiltration of terrorists. He said, “this will help us to effectively combat terrorism”.

The meeting informed that 182km fencing out of a total of 213km completed at the border. Work is in progress on the remaining border complete fencing. “The government is serious in addressing settlement issues at the border”, the Home Minister said.

The Board of revenue department directed to submit a report 

The meeting directed the board of revenue department to submit a report about the settlement issues and address the grievances of the people at the border.

“Grievances of the people would be addressed on a priority basis”, Zamarak Achakzai, the Balochistan minister said. The meeting made important decisions with regard to the border located between the two neighboring countries.

PakAfghan border: meeting held about settlement of divided villages

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