QUETTA: Government of Balochistan has decided to computerize the record of all lands in the province in order to settle the ownership issues for ever.

The decision was made in a meeting chaired by the Provincial Revenue Minister Engineer Zmarak Khan Achakzai and attended by Chief Secretary Ahmad Bakhsh Lehri and other senior officials.

The meeting also decided to award ownership rights of land to the residents of Shambay Samael locality at Gwadar town.

The meeting also decided to computerize the record of all lands in the province in order to settle the ownership issues for ever. Initially the department would start the computerization process from Gwadar which would gradually be extended to other parts of the province.

The meeting also formed a committee which would review the computerization process and present its recommendations to the government.

The meeting also decided to launch operation to vacate the public lands from encroachers and occupiers.