CCTV cameras to be installed at PakAfghan border: Balochistan Minister

Issues of the tribesmen would be addressed on priority basis: Zia Langove

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CCTV cameras to be installed at PakAfghan border: Balochistan Minister

Staff Reporter: 

Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove on Friday said long-range CCTV cameras would be installed at the Pak-Afghan border to monitor the movement of the people. He expressed these views after approving a PC-1 about the border.

“Cameras would help improve surveillance of the border”, Mr. Langove said. The Home Minister stated that unfrequented routes at the border would be effectively monitored through CCTV cameras.

He said the government would make all possible efforts to stop the infiltration of terrorists in Pakistan. The Minister however mentioned that terrorist incidents decreased in the country after the fencing of the border by the armed forces.

Terrorists established safe-heaves near the border to create unrest in Pakistan 

Mr. Langove said the terrorists had established safe-heavens near the border. Terrorist safe-heavens were creating a law and order situation in Balochistan and other parts of the country. “Fencing of the border has become necessary to ensure peace in the country”, Mr. Langove said.

The Minister however assured the grievances of the tribesmen would be addressed on a priority basis. He directed the administration to take all tribesmen on board while framing any policy with regard to the border.

Government values recommendations of tribesmen

The recommendations of the tribal elders valued in terms of boosting bilateral relations with neighboring Afghanistan, he added. Through consultation, all issues would be addressed at the border, he said.

Legal movement increased after fencing of border 

“Legal movement of people increased after fencing of the border”, the minister said. He mentioned that the number of terrorist acts also decreased following the fencing of the border with the neighboring country. An increase in the legal movement has improved bilateral trade between the two countries, the minister stated.

CCTV cameras to be installed at PakAfghan border: Balochistan Minister

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