Balochistan Assembly meets today to elect new leader of house

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He rarely met his cabinet, which is nearly all of the provincial assembly because tribal "equality" demanded that all of them be made ministers equipped with protocol and the luxury of state funds.

Qudoos Bizenjo a member of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), was voted as the third chief minister of Balochistan in four years in a session of the provincial assembly.

Meanwhile, addressing the House after his election as Chief Minister, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo said that he will use all of his capabilities to bring Balochistan at par with other provinces of the country.

The sardars lack all sense of proportion because there are no limits to their personal power.

A total 54 votes were polled by the lawmakers and Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party's (PkMAP) Agha Syed Liaquat Ali bagged 13 votes.

Former chief ministers Sanaulla Zehri and Abdul Malik received 9421 votes and 4539 votes respectively during general elections.

National Party has not nominated any candidate neither announced support for any.

"Maintenance of public order shall remain the utmost priority with the protection of the life and property of the people without any discrimination", Bizenjo told the House.

Speaking to media reporters, Bizenjo said that he would come up to the expectations of the parties who had expressed their confidence in him. In a house of 65 members, at least 33 votes are required to elect the CM. In 2008, he was re-elected on PML-Q's ticket and joined Nawab Aslam Raisani's cabinet as minister for livestock, successfully completing a five-year tenure.

During the Senate election in 2015, Speaker Jan Muhammad Jamali quit the ruling PML-N and tendered his resignation from his post just before a no-trust motion was tabled against him.

Speaker Raheela Hameed Durrani made the official announcement.

A no-confidence motion was submitted against Zehri on January 2 by MPAs Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Syed Agha Raza and had the signatures of 14 lawmakers.

A political crisis developed in Balochistan following the no-confidence motion, with efforts stepped up by the PML-N, which has a government both in the centre and province, to defuse the situation.

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