Chief Secretary Balochistan, Mathar Niaz Rana chairing a high-level meeting on Thursday: Photo grabbed from a DGPR video

Balochistan Govt abolishes 100 check posts across the province: Meeting told 

News Desk 

QUETTA: The Balochistan government has abolished 100 check posts on the directives of the chief secretary across the province. This was revealed in a meeting chaired by chief secretary Balochistan, Mathar Niaz Rana on Thursday.

CS Balochistan chaired a high-level meeting, which reviewed progress about abolishing unnecessary check posts in the province. Additional CS (Home), Arshad Majeed, Inspector General of Police Muhammad Tahir Rai, Secretary Forest, Dostain Jamaldini, and other law enforcement agencies officials participated in the meeting.

The meeting was told that the number of check posts was 728 and 100 points had already been abolished. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rana said that the government was taking all possible steps to provide security to the masses. He directed the concerned authorities to pinpoint check posts necessary for security and abolish unnecessary checkpoints.

CM Balochistan had announced abolishing unnecessary check posts

This meeting has come a few days after Chief Minister Balochistan, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo announced to end unnecessary check posts during his maiden speech as chief executive of the province. Mr. Bizenjo replaced Jam Kamal Khan as the CM of Balochistan. The CM had assured the masses that his government would take all possible steps to reduce their difficulties.

The meeting directed the concerned departments to ensure the eradication of corruption at all check posts and ensured punishment to the elements involved in any kind of corruption. All-out efforts would be made to reduce the sufferings of the masses at security check posts, the meeting concluded.

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