ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the security of the people of Balochistan would be ensured at all costs, through close coordination between the provincial and federal law enforcement agencies. The miscreants, he said, who are trying to sabotage governments efforts for socio-economic development of the province will be apprehended and brought to justice. He was talking to a four-member delegation from Balochistan led by Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani, here at the PMs House Tuesday. The Prime Minister reiterated that development of Balochistan was a commitment, which would be honoured. The socio-economic development of Balochistan was not only essential for the prosperity of the people of the province but would also open up economic linkages with the rest of the country. The Prime Minister said that while the Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan covers all sectors, special focus would be laid on infrastructure development to enhance connectivity with other provinces of the country. He also assured that the embankments of the watercourses and roads affected by floods would be repaired on priority. The Prime Minister assured the delegation that directives would be issued to the concerned organizations for early release of requisite funds for the ongoing mega projects in the province. He asked the members of the delegation to keep strict vigilance on the progress of work in different areas of the province and keep him abreast with the details. The Balochistan Chief Minister apprised the Prime Minister of the progress of various development projects in the province as well as the impediments for early completion of projects, including delay in the releases of funds. The members of the delegation mentioned that they believe there is involvement of foreign elements is spoiling the peace and tranquillity in some areas of the province. The security situation they said need to be improved so that socio-economic development can take place. The people of the province they added have great desire to see a positive change in their lives through improved standard of living, increased job opportunities and developed civic amenities. They also demanded flat electricity rates for the tube wells in the agriculture sector. The members of the delegation included Senator Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani, Maulana Abdul Wasey, Senior Minister Baluchistan.