Abdul Qudoos Bezinjo elected as Chief Minister Balochistan

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Abdul Qudoos Bezinjo elected as Chief Minister Balochistan

QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly on Saturday elected Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo the new chief minister of the province.
He was elected days after former chief minister Sanaullah Zehri stepped down ahead of a no-confidence motion against him.
Bezinjo secured 41 votes while his opponent Agha Liaqat bagged 13 votes.
Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid candidate Bizenjo and Pashtunkhuwa Milli Awami Party member Agha Liaquat contested for slot of chief minister.
Security was beefed up in and off the assembly building for the election.
PkMap candidate member Abdul Rahim Ziyaratwal, who had also filed his nominations, had withdrawn from the race.
The new leader of the house will take oath of his office at 5 pm.

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