Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf has vowed to address Balochistan's issue through collective wisdom and the dialogue process.

Inaugurating several development projects including Civic Center and East Bay Expreessway in Gawadar‚ he said the present democratic government has taken several steps to remove the sense of deprivation of Balochi people but a lot more needs to be done in this regard.

He said the apology tendered by President Asif Ali Zardari to the Baloch people is a clear manifestation that the government is alive to the situation in Balochistan.

He said Balochistan being rich in natural resources is a very important province. Its people are hospitable and patriotic Pakistanis.

The Prime Minister said both the federal and provincial governments are striving for the development of Balochistan.

He said inauguration of Civic Center and the expressway projects in Gwadar will go a long way in development of the area and the entire province.

The Prime Minister said that the media is free and vibrant in the country. He said “the judiciary is also independent and we all have sacrificed for this judiciary.”

He said Pakistan Army is playing a vital role for the security and development of the country.

The Prime Minister said there is no conflict among the institutions. He said all the institutions are important and playing their due role in the development of the country.

Raja Pervez Ashraf said that it is first time in history of the country that a democratic government is completing its tenure.

He said after the tenure the public will elect their representatives that is the best way of continuation of democracy and development.