Motion has been moved in the Balochistan Assembly over alleged changes in Gwadar-Kashghar route
QUETTA: (Dunya News) – A motion in Balochistan Assembly has been moved on Saturday against alleged changes in the Gwadar-Kashghar economic route. The motion was moved by Zimrak Khan of Awami National Party (ANP) and Nasrullah Zehri of Pakhtunkhawa – Milli Awami Party (PK-MAP). Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch told on this occasion that Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal will brief the house on 6th of May regarding this issue, reported Dunya News.
Balochistan Assembly was presided over by Speaker Jan Muhammad Jamali and a number of issues were taken up on this occasion. The session started off with prayers for the laborers who died in Turbat, security forces officials who died in Meekhtar and former minister Nasir Jamali. One-minute silence was observed for the death of MPA Ghansham Das.
Heated debate was observed on death of 5 children in Qila Saifullah off anti-measles vaccination and allotment of plots in Gwadar.
CM, on the question of deaths from anti-measles vaccination, said that medical reports of the kids that died have been sent for inspection and the culprits will be brought to the book after results of the reports are received. He said that the political parties shouldn’t be doing politics on this tragedy.
“We have to save the children from measles. Hepatitis is also spreading rapidly throughout the province and we must save people from that as well”, Malik said.
On the issue of allotment of plots in Gwadar, Abdul Malik Baloch said that he will brief the house on this issue on May 5.
CM Balochistan assured the house that he would personally inform the members of the assembly and the people of Balochistan on Reko Diq and the project will go exactly according to the wishes of the people and representatives of Balochistan.
Assembly’s session was then postponed till April 21 4 pm.