Govt making new Mines & Mineral policy to protect rights of local people: Umair


HUB (APP)- Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan’s Adviser on Minerals Sardarzada Umair Muhammad Hassani said that government is making a new Mines and Minerals Policy to protect the rights of local people and attract investors which will further increase the development of Balochistan.

He expressed these views while addressing a press conference in the office of the Mines and Minerals Department in Hub on Thursday.

He said that the mining sector of Balochistan is being taken in the direction of modernization, there are vast investment opportunities in the mining sector of Balochistan to bring out the minerals here in a better way and in a modern way.

He said that our effort is to increase the royalty income of mining and mineral department to 15 billion annually saying that artificial intelligence engineering is being introduced in the mining sector of Balochistan.

A mechanism is being created to ensure proper use of CSR funds of companies which will bring innovation in mining industry, he said.

The Adviser said that very soon, he will also visit Dera Bugti, Chagai in Loralai and will inform the Caretaker Chief Minister about the development of mineral resources there and the issues of the local people.

The daily wages of the laborers working in Dudar Zinc Company will be fixed as per international laws, he said.

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