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Balochistan’s apex committee vows strong implementation on NAP

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal on Tuesday presided over an apex committee meeting attended by civil and military officials, ARY News reported.

A meeting of the apex committee was chaired by chief minister Jam Kamal, which was also attended by Corps commander Southern command Lt General Asim Bajwa, home minister, and other military and police officials.

The apex committee of Balochistan vowed to implement the National Action Plan (NAP) in its letter and spirit across the province.

Read: Govt decides to form National Action Plan to resolve public issues

The meeting reviewed progress on action against banned groups under the national action plan.

The meeting decided that national action plan would be implemented across the province. The meeting also decided that 2200 former rebels, who had surrendered their weapons, would be provided vocational training.

It was also decided that jails would be converted into correctional facilities under the jail reforms.

The meeting also reviewed decisions taken during the previous apex committee sessions and their implementation.

On Dec 3, the federal government had decided to amend the 20-point NAP. The plan was announced by the then premier Nawaz Sharif ,after the heinous attack over Army Public School (APS) Peshawar that killed at least 144 people including 132 children.

In January, the government had decided in principle to form a NAP with an aim to resolve public issues.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered formation of parliamentary committee on NAP to float recommendations regarding different sectors including health, education, agriculture and water.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar was tasked with implementing the government’s plan for resolution of public issues.



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