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CM Bizenjo arrives in Gwadar as protest enters 31st day

Behram Baloch:

GWADAR: Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Quddus Bizenjo has arrived in Gwadar on Wednesday evening as the rights movement’s protest entered the 31st day. A local cleric Maulana Hidayat ur Rehman has been leading the Gwadar rights movement’s protest.

Provincial ministers Syed Ehsan Shah, Akbar Askani, Chief Secretary Balochistan, Mathar Niaz Rana, and other officials also accompanied the CM during the visit. CM’s visit has come to a couple of days after Prime Minister Imran Khan took notice of the Gwadar protest and directed the concerned authorities to address the grievances of the protesters.

CS Balochistan and other officials briefed the CM about the implementation of demands forwarded by the Gwadar rights movement. CM was told that effective steps were adopted to bring an end to illegal trawling in the Arabian Sea.

CM Balochistan, Quddus Bizenjo has arrived in Gwadar: Photo CM Secretariat

Officials briefed Bizenjo about projects

The officials also briefed Mr. Bizenjo about the pace of ongoing development projects in the port city. Speaking on the occasion, the CM directed the concerned departments and officials to make sure timely completion of development projects. “Grievances of people of Gwadar would be addressed”, Mr. Bizenjo directed the meeting.

The Gwadar rights movement has kept a number of demands before the provincial and federal governments. Women are also part of the movement’s ongoing protest in the country’s port city.

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