QUETTA: Dr Abdul Malik Baloch was elected unopposed to the post of Balochistan chief minister on Saturday after no party nominated any candidate against him, reported Express News.
The formal announcement for the Balochistan CM post will be made tomorrow (Sunday) during a provincial assembly session at 11am. Baloch will take oath at the Governor House at 6pm tomorrow.
He was nominated by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (Pk-MAP), National Party (NP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), while other parties also decided to support him.
The deadline for submitting nomination papers for the post ended at 2pm today.
Earlier, a petition, co-signed by 172 organisations and individuals, along with two consortiums with 220-member organisations, had demanded that Baloch be made the next chief minister of Balochistan.
To restore peace in Balochistan, the petitioners said, it is important to hand over the reins of government to a person who is trustworthy.
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That is excellent news. Wish Him all the best !!
Congrats Dr. Baloch. Best wishes.
Hope you will honestly allocate the annual development budget in various areas of baloch societies, so they can enhance their quality life.
For law & order situation, if you succeed to curb LeJ & Jundullah....it means you have succeeded in your first term.
Surely people will elect you democratically in new elections, and you can become a national icon for whole country.
nawaz sharif should continue this coordination of provinces