US Ambassador calls on CM Balochistan.

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Quetta, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome along with Consul General Karachi Conrard Trrible called on Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki at CM Secretariat here on Monday.

Talking to Ambassador Blome-led delegation, Balochistan Chief Minister Ali Mardan Khan Domki said that mineral-enriched Balochistan province is the best region for foreign investment.

The ongoing US assistance projects in Balochistan in peace, education, women’s economic development and communication sectors will have a lasting impact.

Appreciating the role of the American government, the CM said “United States contributed significantly to education sector, especially the girls’ education”

Provision of vehicles, modern equipment to the Balochistan Police will help government efforts for countering terrorism, crime prevention and investigation processes on modern lines.

Apart from this, the project of providing business opportunities to empower the women of Balochistan is also of extraordinary importance for the development of women.

“Long-lasting diplomatic and bilateral relations are established between Pakistan and the United States,” the CM said, urging the need for increasing the volume of trade between both countries.

The US Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome, on the occasion, said the relation between Pakistan and the US based on mutual respect was moving in a better direction.

“I have always found the people of Balochistan hospitable and sincere, whenever visited the province,” he remarked.

The US diplomat noted that he has also met the Baloch parliamentarian in Islamabad. “Currently, Mr. Donald said, Balochistan is represented in two major key positions, ie, PM House and Senate in Pakistan, which is important for the development of the province.

About the US assistance projects in progress, he said “We are working on peace and justice projects in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and sustainable social development is part of our goals.

The United States and International organizations continued their unflinching support during the last year’s floods that hit parts of Balochistan and Sindh, he maintained.