QUETTA: Balochistan chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has asked international organisations to extend support to provincial government for improvement of education.
This he said while speaking to Australian Deputy High Commissioner Paul Molloy Oam who called on him here Tuesday.
Chief Minister told Australian diplomat that provincial government was paying special attention of higher and quality education. Cadet, residential and technical colleges were being established in the province. There is good improvement in educational environment. He said still lakhs of children are out of school and deprived of education in the province. There is need of international organisations for assistance and cooperation for providing these children with educational facilities.
Dr Malik Baloch told that negative impression about law and order situation in Balochistan is not good. There is good improvement in the situation. International organsiations concentrate special focus on Balochistan.
He said that modern research was underway for increasing agriculture produce, sowing of less water crops and fruits.
He said Government was taking serious measures for good governance in the province. Investment would be welcomed in fishery and mining sectors.
Australian High Commissioner Paul Molloy Oam told his country was interested to increase capability in the sectors of mining and minerals. He said 12 thousand Pakistani students were acquiring education in Australian. He appreciated provincial government steps in the fields of education, health, agriculture, law and order and others.