Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar ul Haq Kakar has said that putting backward areas of the country on the path of development is the priority of the government.
He was talking to Country Director of World Bank Najay Benhassaine who called on him in Islamabad today.
The Prime Minister recognized that the World Bank is playing a role for the development of the backward areas, especially the remote areas of Balochistan.
Anwaar ul Haq Kakar was appreciative of the role played by the World Bank in helping and rehabilitating last year’s flood affected people. He said the government will provide all possible administrative support to soon complete the ongoing rehabilitation work in the affected areas.
Najay Benhassaine briefed the Prime Minister in detail about development of backward areas in Balochistan, the ongoing efforts for rehabilitation of flood victims in Sindh and the progress for provision of aid money announced by the World Bank in Geneva for the flood affected people.