By Bolan Tribune’s Staff Reporter
QUETTA: Lamenting the lack of human resource in Balochistan, Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani has said that it is easy to exhibit talent when appropriate opportunities and platforms are available
He expressed these views here on Sunday while speaking during a ceremony organized by the Directorate of Tourism at Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex, Quetta with a view to promote competitions in still photography and short documentaries in Balochistan.
He further said that inefficient investment in the capacity building of the youth doesn’t yield desired results, adding that the youth of Balochistan are not only the future of this province but that of entire Pakistan.
Expressing his pride in the youth, he said that government has launched a talent hunt progromme to hone the talent of youth in the province.
Among others, the event was also attended by a large number of youth, Provincial Advisor Sports and Culture and Youth Affairs Abdul Khaliq Hazara, , Liaquat Shahwani, Spokesperson, Government of Balochistan, Amanullah Nasir, Hameed Sheikh, and others.
CM Balochistan further said that there are countless infinite beautiful places the vast stretched valleys of Balochistan, adding that along with this Balochistan is also home to the oldest civilizations of the world such as Mehrgarh.
CM Balochistan said that along with its warm and cold climates at a very short distance, the beauty of Balochistan’s coastal belt is an open secrete to all, adding that the mountain ranges and deserts here are also unique in the world. He said that the provincial government was constructing resorts to highlight historical sites and beautiful tourist spots and steps were also being taken for the restoration of historic buildings and investment was being made in this sector.
The Chief Minister said that along with the system, people and institutions should also be invested in. “Whenever we interact with the youth, the talent of the youth and the passion to work in them comes to the fore. Our youth are saturated with talent and their abilities can be polished with a proper platform,” he added.
The Chief Minister said that such competitions would be held regularly not only in Balochistan but also at the national level. He directed the authorities concerned that in future such competitions should be organized on various topics while categorizing short films on various topics.
The Chief Minister also presented a prize money to the winners of still photography and short documentaries and announced a fivefold increase in the prize money in the future. The Chief Minister congratulated the organizers on the successful conduct of the function. Later, the Chief Minister also witnessed the launch of the official website of the Directorate of Tourism.
Earlier, the Chief Minister visited the Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex organized by the Directorate of Tourism and visited different parts of the complex. In the short documentary category, Payam Kharoti clichéd the first prize while Rani Wahidi clinched the second and Jazeb Samuel the third respectively.