PPPB meeting reviews progress on various projects in Balochistan 
PPPB meeting reviews progress on various projects in Balochistan 
Our Reporter

QUETTA: The second meeting of Balochistan Public Private Partnership Board was held. Chief Minister Balochistan and Chairman PPP Board Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo presided over the meeting through video link.

Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Hafiz Abdul Basit, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Imran Gichki, Secretary Finance, Secretary Law and other members of the board attended the meeting while the Chief Executive Officer of the Board briefed on the agenda in the meeting at the Technical Training Center Kharan.

The meeting was informed that the Department of Labor and Manpower has established a state-of-the-art, technical training center in Kharan and it has been suggested by the department that the management and operation of This technical training center should be run in public private partnership mode under the private sector.

The private operators will initially start the center with seven trades which will be gradually expanded to 22 trades.

In the meeting, the management and operations of the center of excellence hub were also approved to be run under public private partnership.

The meeting also approved the Grievance Redressal Mechanism and Dispute Resolution Mechanism, while the Board also approved the agenda for hiring the staff of the Private Public Partnership Unit.

After the approval of the PPP Act, the current government has made significant progress towards making the institution active and dynamic for the promotion of investment in the province and encouraging development projects with the collaboration of the private sector and the Chief Minister Balochistan personally.

Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that due to lack of resources, the government cannot implement many projects in the public sector, but with the cooperation of the private sector, we can develop our resources through projects. People in many fields The chief minister directed that the concept of one-window operation should be implemented to attract the private sector towards collaborative projects and all kinds of facilities and incentives should be given to the private sector so that the public-private partnership Can be promoted.