Governor Balochistan Mr Syed Zahoor Ahmad Agha said that all available resources would be utilized to make the University of Gwadar the best university in the country. Because the dream of an educated Pakistan is the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. A higher education institution has been established in your city, so it is important that local students pay close attention to pursuing higher education. He expressed these views while addressing the participants of a function held at the University of Gwadar on the first leg of his two-day visit to Gwadar on Saturday. Vice Chancellor Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sabir briefed the Governor of Balochistan about the University of Gwadar. It should be noted that 500 acres of land is allotted for University of Gwadar.
Speaking on the occasion of inauguration of academic sessions at Gwadar University, he said that the formation of an educated society would eliminate all deprivations and the people of remote districts would also benefit from its fruits. In the first phase, 30 departments will be constructed at the University of Gwadar and gradually all other subjects including Marine Sciences will be introduced. The present government is paying special attention to the development of coastal areas. He said that the functioning of Gwadar University and provision of higher education to the youth would help in creating new employment opportunities in the area.
Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Qambrani, Director General, Development Authority, Gwadar, gave a detailed briefing to the Governor on various ongoing development projects in Gwadar, including construction of drinking water supply roads, rehabilitation of Old City and provision of basic facilities there. Chairman Port Authority Naseer Khan Kashani gave a detailed briefing to the Governor of Balochistan on various ongoing development projects in Gwadar including implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and progress of Gwadar Port so far. The Governor said that CPEC is a game changer in the region.
He expressed satisfaction over the progress made on the functioning of Gwadar Port and construction of International Airport and said that with the completion of CPEC projects not only Gwadar but also the region. The Governor said that the present government is implementing the CPEC project as well as projects worth over Rs. 600 billion under the South Balochistan CPEC to solve all the problems of the people of Gwadar and the region. The Governor of Balochistan also attended a briefing at Gwadar University. On this occasion, Vice Chancellor Abdul Razzaq Sabir gave a detailed briefing on Gwadar Gwadar University.
Provincial Ombudsman Balochistan Nazar Baloch, Commissioner Makran Division Shabir Mengal, Deputy Commissioner Capt. (Retd) Jamil Ahmed Baloch, Chairman Gwadar Port Naseer Khan Kashani, Director General Gwadar Development Authority Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Qambrani and others were also present on the occasion. Earlier, he also planted trees on the campus of University of Turbat and inspected the academic blocks.