Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif formally inaugurated the 34th National Games in Quetta on Monday.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, he vowed to utilize all possible resources to promote sports activities in the country.
The Prime Minister said Federal government will spare no effort in helping the provincial government of Balochistan to revive the sports and recreational activities for the youth.
He said our youth have a lot of capabilities which must be utilized optimally to mainstream their role in development of the country. He added that capacity building of youth and provision of better opportunities to them were top most priorities of the government.
The Prime Minister said holding National Games in Balochistan is reflective of national unity and passionate love of Baloch people for Pakistan. He said peace has returned to Balochistan after years of indomitable struggle and sacrifices of people and security forces.
Shehbaz Sharif lauded the law enforcement agencies, the sports associations from across the country and the administrative officials for organizing these games.
Earlier Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has reached Quetta on a one-day visit, Governor Balochistan Malik Abdul Wali Kakar received Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif upon his arrival in Quetta.
Balochistan Governor Malik Abdul Wali Kakar meet with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at Governor House, Quetta.
The Governor of Balochistan paid tribute to the special interest of the Prime Minister in the development of Balochistan and informed in detail about the ongoing development projects and law and order situation in the province.
وزیرِ اعظم شہباز شریف سے گورنر بلوچستان ملک عبدالولی کاکڑ کی گورنر ہاؤس کو ئٹہ میں ملاقات۔— Government of Pakistan (@GovtofPakistan) May 22, 2023
گورنر بلوچستان نے وزیرِ اعظم کی بلوچستان کی ترقی میں خصوصی دلچسپی پر خراج تحسین پیش کیا اور صوبے میں جاری ترقیاتی منصوبوں اور امن و امان کی صورتحال کے حوالے سے تفصیلی طور پر آگاہ کیا۔… pic.twitter.com/mtMAE4hUuj
Talking to the media after reaching Quetta, the Prime Minister said that the development and prosperity of Balochistan is the first priority of the government. This is my second visit to Balochistan within a week.
Shahbaz Sharif said that during the floods, the people of Balochistan were helped and their rehabilitation was ensured on a priority basis. China will not sit back until equal development opportunities and employment are provided to the skilled workforce.
He has said that he is working day and night to remove the deprivations of the people of Balochistan. During the flood, the Balochistan members of PML-N actively participated in the relief activities. The entire central leadership, including me, pays tribute to all of you for relieving the sufferings of the flood victims.