QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch on Monday hinted towards reinitiating the dialogue process after Eidul Azha with exiled and disgruntled Baloch leaders to bring an end to unrest in the country’s largest province.
“We believe in dialogue and are striving towards a negotiated settlement for issues that plague the province,” said the chief minister.
The second phase of negotiations would be started soon after Eidul Azha to find an amicable solution to issues facing the province, the chief minister added.
“I support anyone struggling for peace,” remarked Baloch.
The chief minister elaborated that he has been entrusted the task of bringing peace to the province and ending the bloodshed plaguing Balochistan.
Responding to a question regarding the reported killing of Allah Nazar, head of the proscribed Baloch Liberation Frontier (BLF), the chief minister said that his “death can not be verified.”
“There are rumours of his death, but I can neither deny nor confirm his death,” stated Baloch.
The chief minister, while speaking on the occasion termed corruption as one of the underlying reasons behind the existing fragile democratic system.
“Corruption must be eliminated from the country in order to pave the way for development and prosperity,” said the chief minister of Balochistan.