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QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that incentives will be offered for attracting foreign investment in all sectors of the provincial economy to create jobs for youths.

The chief minister in a meeting with the Country Director of International Energy Company (IB Vogt) Murah Can on Thursday, said that apart from providing incentives to both local and foreign investors, the provincial government will also ensure security and protection of the investment.

The director of the energy company informed the chief minister that the company wants to install solar energy projects in Quetta and Lasbela.

Kamal said that the province is suitable for solar energy and wind power projects and the implementation of these projects would help fulfil the country’s energy needs.

He said efficient usage of provincial resources would be promoted besides improving existing electricity supply system and connecting the Gwadar port city with national grid to overcome the power shortage in Makran and other parts of the province.

Published in Dawn, September 7th, 2018