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QUETTA: There has been significant improvement in law and order situation in FATA, Karachi and Balochistan and other parts of the country due to war on terror. Pakistan would enter into new era of development with Pak-China Economic Corridor. We would welcome Japanese investment in Balochistan including Gwadar.

These views were expressed by Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch while speaking with Japanese Consul General based at Karachi Akira Ouchi here Tuesday.

He said Federal government was taking serious measures for end to terrorism, extremism and sectarianism in the country. There has been sufficient success in law and order owing to federal and provincial government efforts.

Referring to his government priorities Malik Baloch said improvement of law and order, education and health and end to poverty and unemployment is our priorities. He said Pakistan would enter into new era of development with Pak-China economic Corridor while it would have positive impacts on the whole of region.

He said Japanese investors should take full benefit of vast opportunities. Government would provide them all facilities and complete security.

Chief Minister said in 1990 under Middle School project of Japanese grant education was promoted in the province and ratio of literacy enhanced.

He said Pasni Fish Harbour dredging projects with Japanese assistance was lying in doll drums for the last 10 years but present government has started work on it and concerned officials would brief Japanese officials in this connection. He said Wadh-Koraro section of Quetta-Karachi RCD highway has been completed with Japanese grant.

He asked Japanese government for cooperation in the fields of education, mining, fishery and agriculture so that provincial resources are developed for the welfare of the people.