Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani after meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday expressed confidence that a No confidence motion A case filed against him by members of his own party will fail.
Days after disgruntled lawmakers and allies of the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) closed the door on any reconciliation by submitting a no-confidence motion against the chief minister, Alayani visited the latter’s office in Islamabad to discuss the situation in Balochistan. met with. In the Provincial Assembly Secretariat.
The resolution was signed by 14 disgruntled members of the BAP and allies, including BAP’s chief organizer Mir Jan Mohammad Jamali, PTI’s Mir Naseebullah Khan Mari, who had been sacked as health minister by Alini two years ago. BNP-Awami and ANP’s Laila Tarin.
Speaking to the media after meeting the prime minister, Alayani claimed that the no-confidence motion against him would not succeed. “It would be nice to vote” [on the motion] So that the situation becomes clear,” he said according to a government handout.
Though he refused to give the last date for voting, he said that it will happen in the next 3-4 days.
Asked about today’s meeting, Alayani said he and the prime minister discussed development plans in Balochistan. He quoted Prime Minister Imran as saying that Balochistan’s progress is among the top priorities of the government.
Noting that the federal government had announced a “historic” package for Balochistan, Prime Minister Imran said that the government was taking steps to bring Baloch youth to the national level.
The months-long political crisis in Balochistan deepened on Tuesday when Chief Minister Alyani denied That he had resigned from the post of BAP President.
On the same day, the BAP general secretary appointed one of the disgruntled members, Mir Zahoor Ahmed Bulledi, as the working president until elections were held within the party.
On Thursday, Alayani wrote a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan, saying the BAP general secretary’s announcement about the appointment of an acting president “has no constitutional or legal value”.
He argued that the secretary did not have the authority to appoint an acting president, and reiterated that he had not resigned as BAP president, according to a statement from the party.
Meanwhile, three members of the dissident group – Buledi, Sardar Abdul Rehman Khaitan and Abdul Quddus Bijenjo – are also in Islamabad. Sources said the trio is also expected to hold important meetings.
Signs of the ongoing political crisis in Balochistan were first seen in June this year, when opposition members camped outside the provincial assembly building for several days. protest against the government Alayani for refusing to allocate development funds for his constituencies in the budget.
The protest led to an uproar and the police later registered a case against 17 opposition MPs in connection with the incident.
After this, 16 members of the opposition had filed an application. No confidence motion against the Chief Minister. However, the Governor’s House Secretariat returned the proposal to the Balochistan Assembly on technical grounds.