Filing nomination papers for new CM Balochistan kicks off

Balochistan assembly to elect leader of house today

QUETTA: Candidates running for the post of Chief Minister Balochistan have kicked off filing nomination papers Friday morning.
According to media reports, the nomination papers will be submitted before 3pm today.
The provincial assembly session has been summoned tomorrow (Saturday) to elect new leader of the house.
After a no-confidence motion against former Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri, he had resigned and submitted resignation to Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai.
Disgruntled members of the provincial assembly were all set to table the no-confidence motion against Zehri before his resignation.
With the opposition out of the process, the PML-N dissidents and PML-Q lawmakers have nominated Abdul Qudoos Bezinjo as their candidate for leader of the house in Balochistan Assembly.
It is pertinent to mention here that the major opposition parties of Balochistan have announced to distance themselves from the new provincial government set-up.


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