Balochistan Assembly: House condemns Myanmar violence

Published: January 8, 2017

QUETTA: The Balochistan Assembly on Saturday unanimously approved two resolutions on stopping the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and adopting tougher measures to discourage the sale of stolen cellphones.

PkMAP’s parliamentary leader Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal presented the resolution on the sale and purchase of mobile phones.

The assembly session was chaired by Speaker Raheela Durrani. MPA Nasarullah Zehri approved the resolution on behalf of the treasury benches.

The second resolution was tabled by MPA Syed Liaquat Agha against atrocities on Muslims in Myanmar.

Dr Hamid Achakzai said that the cruel treatment of Muslims in Myanmar was deplorable. Provincial minister Sheikh Jaffar Khan Mandokhel also spoke in support of the resolution. The resolution was later approved unanimously.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 8th, 2017.

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