QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani was briefed on Saturday’s planned development projects and measures taken so far about the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) legislation, sources said.
A meeting chaired by the chief minister on Friday was told by the religious affairs secretary that four actions had been introduced last year when madressahs were being registered with the federal ministry of education and vocational training.
He said a proposal to construct a directorate and district offices for Zakat had been prepared and permission had been granted for the creation of a Quran academy.
Similarly, the Balochistan Trust Act 2020 was enacted for the proper control and administration of trusts operating in the province, and money laundering by these trusts will be avoided under this act.
A new project for the creation of a state-of-the-art Islamic university was also told at the meeting.
The Chief Minister ordered the concerned authorities to take appropriate steps to facilitate the teaching of Islam. There will be services provided for the function.
Stressing the need for inclusive growth initiatives to be chalked out, Mr Alyani said schemes should be built in a manner that helps the maximum number of people. He instructed that measures should be taken by the government across the province to build mosques.
Attending the meeting is the Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, the Secretary of Economy, the Secretary of Justice, the Director General of the Department of Public Relations and other officials.