ISLAMABAD(Quetta), 10 July: The Balochistan government on Saturday notified the formation of a commission for safeguarding Hazara community to be headed by the provincial home minister.
According to the notification, the commission would review the security of the Hazara community and prepare a security plan keeping in view the findings.
The security plan would ensure the safety of the members of the Hazara community on roads and in coal mines.
The commission would also present its suggestions on payment of compensation amount to the martyrs of the Hazara community besides also sharing recommendations on providing jobs to the community members.
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister(PM) Imran Khan in January this year visited Quetta to meet families of slain coal miners hailing from Hazara community who were brutally murdered in Machh.
PM Imran Khan speaking to the heirs of the victims said that they were establishing a security group tasked with providing security to the Hazara victims.
“I have met Hazara families after attacks on them previously when I was not the prime minister,” he said adding that he decided to visit after the burial of the victims as a prior visit could set a bad precedent for his successors.
Balochistan Chief Minister(CM) Jam Kamal Khan said on Friday that things are changing in the province and there will be a reason behind the premier’s decision to change the governor.
Balochistan CM Jam Kamal Khan made the statement while informally talking to the journalists in Quetta today. He said that the decision to change Balochistan governor was taken by PM Imran Khan and there will be definitely a reason behind it.“Governor Zahoor Agha is a political and active person. Things are changing in Balochistan now. Bugti reportedly will talk to angry Baloch nationalists about political and national harmony.