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Balochistan Assembly’s Ex-Deputy Speaker nominated as new CM!

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QUETTA: Days after Nawab Sanaullah Zehri had resigned in the wake of no-trust move, name of the former deputy speaker Mir Abdul Qudus Bizenjo has been put forward as CM by PML-N dissidents and PML-Q legislators.

It is pertinent to recall here that in order to save face PML-N-led coalition government’s CM resigned before tabling of a no-confidence motion.

Announcing the choice after a huddle at his house here today former senator Saeed Ahmed Hashmi said:”With the support of like-minded legislators, Bizenjo will be easily elected as the new chief minister”.

While confirming his candidacy Bizenjo, who is all set to be elected unopposed tomorrow (Saturday 12th of January), said that he would endeavor to resolve issues in the province by keeping everyone together.

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Balochistan Turmoil: Five militants killed, 29 facilitators arrested in Dera Bugti operation!

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QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti has informed today that five militants of an outlawed organization were killed and 29 suspected facilitators arrested in an operation by Frontier Corps (FC) in hilly areas of Bamboo Top in Dera Bugti district.

Addressing a press conference along with Commissioner Dera Bugti Javed Nabi Khosa and senior FC officers here, he said the personnel of FC had cleared Bamboo Top of the terrorists after a successful operation, in which huge quantity of weapons and ammunition was also recovered.

Due to the efforts of FC, the back of terrorists in Dera Bugti and surrounding areas had been broken and with the cooperation of people, the rest of the militants would also be eliminated, he added.

On the occasion, more than 20 rebels also surrendered to the security forces, who were handed over the national flag by the home minister.

Bugti offered the self-exiled Baloch persons living abroad to join the national mainstream as they would be welcomed, otherwise they would be eliminated.

He said the provincial government in collaboration with the law enforcement agencies had under a strategy forced the miscreants to flee from urban areas to hills and now under the peaceful Balochistan package, they were being included in the national mainstream.

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Balochistan CM says govt. endeavoring to provide quality education!

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QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochsitan Mir, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo  said here today the government was utilizing all available resources for providing quality education across the province in a short span of time.

He was talking to Managing Director of American Lycetuff Pre-School, Madam Zeshan Zia Raja, who called on at the CM House.

Provincial Minister for Home, Mir Sarfraz Ahmed Bugti and Chief Secretary Balochistan Aurang Zaib Haq were also present on the occasion. CM Bizenjo said due to the efforts of the provincial government, educational system had improved.

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Baloch activist Mustikhan says India was supporting terrorism in Pakistan!

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WASHINGTON: American Friends of Balochistan (AFB) group’s founder & Baloch activist Mustikhan has said yesterday (17th of April) that he had heckled deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif during his 2015 visit here at KGB behest.

Emboldened by the decision of a district court in Maryland that refused to silence him, Mustikhan (who happens to be a journalist too) posted three pieces on Facebook yesterday (17th of April).

In these statements, he claimed that he was “let down” by RAW operatives working from the Indian Embassy in Washington. He identified one of them as Nagesh Bhushan who (according to him) manned RAW’s Balochistan Desk.

It is pertinent to mention here that two Indian supporters of AFB had filed an appeal asking the judge to stop Mustikhan from sharing group’s in-house secrets. However, the court held that US constitution guaranteed Mustikhan freedom of expression.

On Oct 22, 2015, Mustikhan, had heckled Nawaz Sharif on (22nd of October, 2015) during his speech at the US Institute for Peace here and was removed by security personnel as he continued shouting for several minutes.

Baloch activist Mustikhan also heckled other Pakistani leaders including former president Pervez Musharraf. Saying that he had no fight with Sharif (as he is an elected prime minister) and he did that with a heavy heart. However, he added that he had heckled others willingly.

Mustikhan maintained in his statements that India was supporting terrorism in Pakistan that started after the Kargil war and that’s why the current insurgency had continued for 12 years. According to him RAW encouraged militants to kill Punjabi, Pakhtun and even Sindhi civilians.

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