QUETTA: Days after Nawab Sanaullah Zehri had resigned in the wake of no-trust move, name of the former deputy speaker Mir Abdul Qudus Bizenjo has been put forward as CM by PML-N dissidents and PML-Q legislators.
It is pertinent to recall here that in order to save face PML-N-led coalition government’s CM resigned before tabling of a no-confidence motion.
Announcing the choice after a huddle at his house here today former senator Saeed Ahmed Hashmi said:”With the support of like-minded legislators, Bizenjo will be easily elected as the new chief minister”.
While confirming his candidacy Bizenjo, who is all set to be elected unopposed tomorrow (Saturday 12th of January), said that he would endeavor to resolve issues in the province by keeping everyone together.
Govt aims to provide basic facilities to masses in Balochistan: SA to CM
QUETTA: Special Assistant (SA) to Chief Minister (CM) Mir Jam Kamal Khan for Balochistan Development Authority (BDA) and Parliamentary Affairs, Mir Sikandar Khan Umrani Tuesday said provincial government led by Chief Minister was taking practical measures to ensure provision of all facilities to masses in respective areas of province.
He said this while talking to various delegations who called him at his office, said a press release here issued here.
Sikandar Khan Umrani said a number of development projects would be initiated in respective areas of province for welfare of common men, adding that BDA would not accept any compromise on quality of ongoing development schemes in order to ensure sustainability of progress projects in province.
Mir Sikandar Khan Umrani said our aim was to provide basic facilities to people at their doorstep in rural areas of province which would bring them as par other advance area of province.
“We want to spent money of public in right direction on progress projects so that new generation will benefit from them after completion of schemes”, he said, adding that he would utilize his all capabilities to ensure standard of ongoing development schemes for interest of public and province.
Development of Balochistan
QUETTA: Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan Monday said coalition provincial government has played a vital role, major decisions were made in few months for the interest of public, province and collation parties proved that we are on one page in process of Senate election.
He said all rumors ended today regarding rift in ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) which was spread at social media in a few days ago. He expressed these views while talking to media, CM said he would take consultation of alliance parties in the upcoming election, adding that Manzoor Kakar has elected newly senator through efforts of collation parties which termed positive sign of government and alliance parties. Jam Kamal said provincial government achieved another success in Senate election owing to consultation of coalition parties, saying that parties including Awami National Party (ANP), Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Hazara Democratic Party (HDP) Balochistan National Party- Awami (BNP-A) and Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) have given evidence of alliance and it was succeeding of ethical and political.
The CM said BAP’s Central General Secretary Manzoor Kakar has also played a key role in the functioning of the party and nominated senator Manzoor Kakar would raise matters of Balochistan in the Senate under positive manner. He said PTI voted our candidate in Senate election after holding positive discussion PTI’s Parliamentarian leader Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind, we are united in all issues of the province for ensuring the development of the province. He said rumors were rotating regarding rift of the provincial government for few days which were baseless, we are political people and believe on political ideas.
Every party has a difference, but Balochistan Awami Party is the largest political party in the province, he said, adding that performance of incumbent government was batter in few months due to efforts of party leaders and coalition parties. He thanked Awami National Party (ANP) who has drawn his candidate in a democratic manner for supporting our candidate. BAP’s General Secretary, elected senator Manzoor Kakar, provincial Ministers, Abdul Rehman Khetran, Mir Sarfraz Chakar Khan Khilji, MPA Mir Nematullah were present on the occasion.
BAP’s candidate wins Senate by-election
QUETTA: Balochistan Awami Party’s (BAP) General Secretary Manzoor Ahmad Kakar today was elected as Senator on General Seat from Balochistan.
According to unofficial results, BAP’s Manzoor Ahmed Kakar won by 38 votes in Senate election while his opponent Ghulam Nabi Marri from Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP-M) bagged total 23 votes. While Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party’s (PkMAP) candidate Muhammad Haneef secured only one vote.
A total of 62 votes were cast, in the house of 65 members for Senate by-election. Former Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and PTI’s Provincial President Sardar Yar Mohammad Rind did not cast vote.