Mar 05, 2010

Balochistan: MPs Vote for Local Jobs Quota

Active ImageBalochistan MPs demand implementation of local job quota in industries.



Below is an article published by The International News:

Legislators in the Balochistan assembly passed a resolution on Thursday seeking implementation of 75 per cent quota to locals in the industries in the province. Earlier, the session of the Balochistan Assembly (BA) started with Speaker Muhammad Aslam Bhotani in the chair.

Provincial ministers, including Zahoor Bulaidi and Abdul Rahman Mengal, jointly tabled the resolution. They demanded of the federal government to ensure implementation of at least seventy five per cent quota allocated for locals in the industries, particularly in those which are functioning in Lasbella.

“A special relaxation be given to the investors intending to establish industries. They said, adding: Prompt measures are required for making the process of getting loans from the banks easy, so that industries in the province could flourish.

Government’s concrete measures and attention towards the industries can greatly help overcome the menace of joblessness in the province”. The House adopted the resolution unanimously. Earlier, talking on a point of order Sardar Aslam Bizenjo categorically slammed the killing of two students in a hand grenade blast during cultural show in the Engineering University of Khuzdar. He hinted at conspiracy in the attack on educational institutes, saying: “It was a bid to push Balochistan back in education.”

Senior Minister Maulana Wasey, expressing grieve over the loss of lives, demanded judicial inquiry into the varsity mishap. Parliamentarians, including Sadiq Umrani, Perveen Magsi, Agha Irfan Karim, Ainullah Shams, Maulvi Sarwar, Nasreen Khaitran and J Parkash, also slammed the incident. Sadiq Umrani, Agha Irfan Karim, Tariq Masoori and Ehsan Shah, staged a walk out from the session. Later, the Speaker adjourned the session.