Chief of Army Staff Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani said that Balochistan is a backward province and in order to bring prosperity here the people of this province have to become educated to move forward and the army would bear education expense of 350 students of Balochistan Talking to the parents and students of ChamaLAng Boys Hostel here on Monday the COAS said that army would fund the education of 350 talented and intelligent students of the province and they would get education in best and qualified education institutes of the province and other province. He said that Pakistan army always extended its services whenever the needs arise with regard to Balochistan. He said that Balochistan is a backward province and the people of this province need to get educated in order to come forward and come into the mainstream. He urged on the tribesmen that without education the society cannot progress therefore the people of Balochistan must sent their children to schools so that they could play their role for not only the prosperity of their city, their province but for the country as well.