Balochistan Govt to Allot Land on Lease to Foreign Investors

The Balochistan government has announced the land lease policy for foreign investors following a two-day cabinet meeting.

The provincial Information Minister, Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi, told that the Balochistan government has decided to allot the land to foreign investors in the province on a lease basis rather than giving them the ownership rights.

However, the time period of lease has not been decided yet.

The minister made this revelation in a press conference. He said the cabinet had observed there was no mention of land lease to foreign investors and foreign companies in the present land lease policy. Therefore, the government decided to introduce a lease policy for foreign investors too.

He also said there will be an allotment committee as well for the said purpose.


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“The ownership rights of the leased land to foreign investors and companies will remain with citizens of Pakistan and competent authority,” said the minister.

New Recruitments in Govt Departments

Buledi also told in the presser that the government is going to start new recruitments against the vacant posts in different government departments. The cabinet has directed all the concerned departments to initiate the process of recruitment.

The government has called for the unemployed educated youth to apply for these posts with confidence that all appointments shall take place on merit.

Amendments to BPSC Regulation

The provincial minister also announced that the cabinet has also approved some important amendments to the Balochistan Public Service Commission regulation. Under the amendment, the members of the commission shall be increased from 6 to 12, including the chairman.

Moreover, there must be two women members in the commission, as per the approved amendment.

“Fifty percent members of the commission will be retired grade 20 and above administrative secretaries and retired judges, while the rest will be from private and government sectors and retired educationists,” said Buledi.

Via: Dawn