Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the construction work on Kuchlak- Khuzdar section of Quetta-Karachi National Highway in Quetta on Saturday.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, he said with unity and consensus, Balochistan will be put on path of rapid development and prosperity.
The Prime Minister assured that effective measures will be taken to resolve chronic problems of Balochistan, including missing persons.
He said Quetta-Karachi Highway will be converted into the road of progress and prosperity.
The Prime Minister directed the concerned authorities to complete the dualization work of Chaman-Quetta-Karachi Highway within eighteen months.
He announced a new welfare program under Benazir Income Support Program, worth ten billion rupees, for 0.5 million families living under poverty line in the province.
The Prime Minister also announced establishment of a state of the art Technical University in Balochistan.
He also directed the concerned authorities to make a feasibility report for the establishment of Metro Bus Service in Quetta.
Source: Radio Pakistan