No decision yet whether to support or oppose no confidence motion: Wasey
JUI F Balochistan Amir, Maulana Wasey in an exclusive interview with Quetta Voice

Syed Ali Shah : 

QUETTA: Balochistan Amir of Jamiat ul Ulema e Islam (JUI), Maulana Wasey on Tuesday said no decision was made on whether to support or oppose the no-confidence motion against the Chief Minister Mir Quddus Bizenjo.

“Our consultation is going on and we will a good news to the people”, he told Quetta Voice in an exclusive interview. JUI is the second-largest parliamentary party in Balochistan Assembly after the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP).

Maulana’s comments have come after the acting Governor Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali convened the Balochistan Assembly session on May 26 regarding the vote of no confidence against CM Mir Quddus Bizenjo. Former CM Jam Kamal Khan, Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind, Asghar Khan Achakzai, and Mir Zahoor Buledi had submitted a no-confidence motion against CM Bizenjo.

The Maulana stated that the decision about the no-confidence motion against the CM Balochistan would be made after internal consultation of the JUI. “We would make a decision in the interests of Balochistan and its people”, the JUI leader said.

“It was BAP’s condition to seek our support against CM Bizenjo when PDM tabled a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan”, Maulana revealed

He however revealed that the ruling BAP had demanded of the JUI to back its no-confidence motion against CM Bizenjo when the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) was tabling the no-confidence motion against former Prime Minister Imran Khan. “BAP had put this condition at that time”, the Maulana mentioned.

The JUI Amir however stated that former CM Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan and others had not consulted his party about tabling any confidence motion against Mir Quddus Bizenjo. Although, he recalled that his party had supported Mr. Bizenjo against Jam Kamal Khan since the opposition members were subjected to violence inside the Balochistan Assembly.

When asked whether the JUI would join the government, he said, “no decision yet and consultation is going on”. The religious party has eleven members in the house of 65 in the provincial assembly.

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