Balochistan cabinet on Friday approved health card program for all families of the province to ensure quality healthcare facilities for the local residents.
Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo chaired a prolonged session of the cabinet, which discussed a total of 63 points. The cabinet approved health card for three years for all families of Balochistan and for this purpose an amount of Rs5 billion has been allocated, an official handout issued here on Friday said.
Secretary of Information Balochistan, Hamza Shafqaat took to social media network and announced the approval of the new advertisement policy and termed it a major stride towards strengthening digital media in the province. In a major development, the Balochistan cabinet also approved a policy to provide jobs to the heirs of dead employees. This was one of the longstanding demands of retired employees in Balochistan.
The cabinet also approved various schemes for the promotion of sports activities in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan. The cabinet decided to make the Shahid Afridi Cricket Academy functional to promote cricket in the province too.
CM Bizenjo urged the cabinet members and the officers to ensure the implementation of the cabinet decisions. Every decision has to be implemented in letter and spirit without any delay, Bizenjo observed.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 1st, 2023.