Pakistan, Islamabad News – PM Raja Pervez Ashraf orders the directives to Frontier Crops for policing powers in Quetta on Saturday.
The premier issued the directives after a meeting with Interior Minister Rehman Malik.
The FC has been directed to assist the Balochistan government in maintaining peace and controlling the law and order situation in the province in the wake of the multiple bombings that have claimed the lives of over 100 people.
Furthermore, the prime minister directed Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira to immediately leave for Quetta in order to monitor the situation in the provincial capital.
Prime Minister Ashraf has moreover announced compensation of rupees one million for the heirs of each victim killed in the bombings and rupees 100,000 for each person injured in the explosions.