Balochistan Assembly to elect new chief minister today

Balochistan Assembly. Photo: File 

QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly will elect its new chief minister in a session scheduled today.

Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid nominated candidate Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo, Pashtunkhuwa Milli Awami Party representatives Abdul Rahim Ziyaratwal and Agha Liaquat, have filed their nominations.

Along with his party members, Bizenjo has the complete support of disgruntled members of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Jamiat Ulema-s-Islam (Fazl).

Meanwhile, National Party has not nominated their candidate neither announced support to any candidate.

Following the in-house election, the new chief minister will take oath of his office at 5 pm.

Earlier, former chief minister Sanaullah Zehri resigned prior to a no-confidence motion being taken up against him in the provincial assembly.

Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo

Bizenjo born in Awaran on Januaray 1, 1974, first time contested elections in 2002. He was elected from PB-41.

The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid candidate remained…

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