Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) the leader Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo Friday took the oath of chief minister of Balochistan chief minister, after he won the position without opposition.
Governor Balochistan Zahoor Ahmed Agha administered swearing in ceremony to the newly-elected chief minister at the Governor’s house, Quetta, after he got 39 votes from the Balochistan Assembly. Following Jam Kamal Khan Alyani had quit as CM in the last week due to unrest in the province and BAP leadership had announced that BAP leadership had chosen Bizenjo for the top position.
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The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Qasim Suri Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, and other members of both the national and provincial assembly were also present at the ceremony.
Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was able to gain the support by PTI The Parliamentary Leader Sardar Yar Mohammad Rind who announced that he would be withdrawing from the race and backed Bizenjo to run for the post of CM. The PTI’s parliamentary party from the province had announced Rind as the candidate for the chief minister.
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Apart from Rind and Rind, no other candidate from the provincial assembly submitted nomination papers for a contest against Bizenjo. “We will go ahead in consultation with all and take benefit from the experiences of whoever remained the chief minister,” Bizenjo stated earlier in an announcement. Bizenjo was quoted as saying that he was keen to work with the other heads from the region.
The newly elected chief minister admitted that he’d attempted to get in touch with the former CM Jam Kamal. Bizenjo announced that he will announce the policy of his administration in the assembly session tomorrow.