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Balochistan to setup four Economic Zones

#Balochistan Government said it has planned to set up four industrial estates in the area of #MuslimBagh, #Turbat, #Chaman and #Dalbandin to attract investment besides creating job opportunities in the province. Image
The chief minister has directed authorities to ensure provision of infrastructural facilities, including gas, electricity and water in the industrial zone sites, an official of the provincial government told APP.
Balochistan is rich in mineral reserves due to which the provincial government had declared #Loralai, #Khuzdar districts as marble cities to facilitate the investors and help empower underprivileged locals economically, he remarked.
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The area to our side of Chaman border is inhibited by Afghan citizens, mostly from Qandahar, Afg. They also have Pakistani CNICs with them. Mehmood Achakzai & his party (PKMAP) made almost 5 Lakh CNICs for these Afg citizens illegally through one of their...
...director in NADRA Balochistan. He was their guy, hence they made illegal CNICs for Afg citizens just to use the same people in elections as their voters. But they failed miserably. The same Afg citizens roam freely in Pakistan because they have our valid CNICs. Them same...
...Afg citizens were mostly from Qandahar Province of Afg and visit there frequently. Remember, Achakzai & his PKMAP has close links with Afg authorities of Qandahar Province.

The Chaman border remained close due to COVID-19 since some time which was recently opened...
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Thread on #chamanborder situation

1. Chaman is the most imp border town along Durand Line in BAL. Social setup here is tribal. The DL has divided villages, tribes and relatives.

There are houses with one gate in Pak’s territory & another gate falling Afghan territory.
2. Border towns like Chaman & Taftan r backbone of BAL’s largely-informal economy. Closure of borders literally chokes economic activity in province.

Across #Chaman is the Waish Mandi, where Transit trade goods are offloaded. What we know as smuggling is trade for local people.
3. For decades, residents of Chaman used local permits to cross border. Didn’t need visas.

Over 30,000 ppl crossed border on daily basis. These included: Pak daily wagers & traders working in Waish; Afghan men, women & children coming to Quetta for medical checkup; lagharhis;
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#LEAs defused an #IED planted in #Talap near #Iran border in #Balochistan . Image
#BLF released claiming killing 8 Pakistan Army soldiers in #Mashkay , #Balochistan.
#UBA released statement claiming attack on Army checkpost in #Kohlu and killing of 3 Soldiers.
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News from #Balochistan, rebels attacked Security forces in #Panjgur.
#BLF released statement claiming attack on Army in #Buleda area of #Kech district.

#BLF claims 4 Pakistani soldiers lost life.

As always #GHQ, #GHQ controlled media never reports it !
#BLF released statement claiming attack on Army convoy in #Awaran #Balochistan today .

The statement also claims 5 Pakistan soldiers lost life in the attack.

As always #GHQ or #GHQ media never reports it !
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