Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr Imran Khan arrived Quetta today. PM did ground breaking of Pakistan Army and Govt of Balochistan joint venture mega projects including state of the art Cardiac Centre and Quetta - Zhob Road (N-50 ) Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal accompanied PM during ground breaking ceremony. Pakistan Army in collaboration with Government of Balochistan has planned construction of a state of art Balochistan Health Complex at Quetta as part of Khushal Balochistan Programme for providing best medical facility for local population under UPAP projects sponsored by United Arab Emirates.
The cardiac hospital will house latest medical facilities including state of the art operation theatres, Echo and nuclear Cardio facilities. To make the facility environment friendly Bio Medical Workshop and Waste Management Plant will also be constructed.
Road Quetta- Zhob (N-50 ) will link Quetta with Zhob passing through Kuchlak, Muslim Bagh and Qilla Saifullah reducing travelling time between Quetta and Dera Ismail Khan from 12 hours to 4 hours and uplifting socio- economic activity for local population particularly local businesses by providing access to minerals and mines and direct access to main markets. The road will also facilitate speedy transportation of goods from KP to sea port of Karachi.
N-50 being primary sub regional corridor running parallel to the western border connecting Afghanistan and Iran with Pakistan and vital connectivity of CPEC western alignment leading to Gawadar Port . Federal and a Provincial Ministers, MPAs and large number of senior civil and military officials were present on the occasion.