Opposition not to join new government in Balochistan


QUETTA: Opposition parties Wednesday announced that they would not be part of the new government after resignation of the Balochistan chief minister Sanullah Zehri.
Addressing a press conference along with other opposition parties leaders, opposition leader Maulana Wasey said, “we will support the new government, but would sit on opposition benches”, adding that they would vote for PML-N’s dissidents proposed candidate for the leader of the house.
“The opposition will support any new candidate for the chief minister Balochistan named by the disgruntled PML-N legislators”, Wasey said.
Balochistan National Party (BNP) chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal, PML-Q MPA and former deputy speaker Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, and PML-N dissidents Jan Mohammad Jamali and Sardar Saleh Bhootani were also present on the occasion.
“We played our democratic role and will continue to do so in the future,” Mengal said. BNP,
With the opposition out of the process, the disgruntled group within the PML-N is set to nominate a new leader of the house.
According to reports, Jamali, Bhootani and Bizenjo were all strong candidates for the top slot in the province.


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