QUETTA: A five- year Security plan has been evolved at Gwadar keeping in view its development as international sea port, oil and gas imports from Turkmenistan and Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline.

This was stated at a briefing attended by Governor Balochistan, Owais Ahmed Ghani and Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Muhammad Yousuf here Monday at Central Police Office.

The cost of the plan is Rs 30 billion and all expenses would be borne by the federal government, the Governor and CM were informed at the briefing.

New police stations for entire Gwadar district and city, police posts and latest weaponry are parts of the project besides employment to another 4500 police officials.

A training center would also be established at Gwadar to train the new recruits besides providing adequate residential facilities to them.

In the first phase Motorway police would be introduced on Coastal Highway and initially area from zero point up to 50 kilometers would be given under the control of Motorway police

Source: Pakistan Times