Balochistan needs resources for progress, says Jan Mohammad Jamali.

QUETTA -- Balochistan Assembly Speaker Jan Mohammad Jamali has said the province needs powers and resources for fast development and to come on a par with other provinces.

Speaking at a conference on Tuesday, Mr Jamali urged experts and intellectuals from other provinces to help and guide Balochistan in formulating policies that could spur development in the province.

'The 18th Amendment has given powers to provinces, but are they ready to take the responsibility?' Mr Jamali asked.

Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Riina Kionka, who was the guest of honour, told the participants that it was a challenging time for Pakistan.

She said the climate was changing faster than 'we can adapt, and Pakistan has witnessed a damaging impact of it in the form of recent floods'.

In this context, she said, Europe had given 138 million euros in aid to help Pakistan alleviate immediate problems in...

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