Concerns of political parties about delimitations need to be addressed: Governor Balochistan
A delegation of political parties meeting Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha: Photo provided by Governor's Secretariat

News Desk :

Governor Balochistan, Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha on Thursday said that the concerns, reservations, and apprehensions of political parties about the delimitations of constituencies need to be addressed on a priority basis. He expressed these views while talking to provincial election commissioner, Fayyaz Hussain Murad at the Governor’s House, an official handout released from the Governor’s House said.

Pakistan Muslim League (PML) leader, Rahim Kakar, Abdul Bari Bareech of Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI), Abdul Wahid Agha of Jamiat ul Ulema e Islam and other political leaders were also present on the occasion.

“Genuine grievances of political parties should be addressed as per law in this regard”, the Governor said. Governor Balochistan directs to correctly determine urban and rural areas as per constitutional and legal requirements and create new wards on the basis of equality in terms of population.

Mr. Agha said that laws are made for the welfare of the people and their implementation can eliminate many complications. He urged the Provincial Election Commission to meet all the requirements of justice in accordance with the law while forming new wards. He said that the areas included in the new zoning should be connected to each other. The Governor of Balochistan clarified that the date fixed for the new constituencies could be extended. Many important decisions were taken as a result of the recommendations and suggestions of the participants of the meeting convened regarding the new constituencies.

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