“PPP will emerge victorious in Balochistan in 2018 elections and next chief minister there would be an ethnic Baloch”: PPP chairman
LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday said a few politicians from Balochistan have been striking backdoor deals with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and several key decisions are being hidden from the Baloch people.
Addressing the PPP Balochistan Convention, Bilawal alleged the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz led provincial government in Balochistan of being loyal to “Raiwind throne”, instead of the Baloch people.
He vowed that his party would restore the confidence of the people of Balochistan in democracy. “People’s Party will emerge victorious in Balochistan in 2018 elections,” the PPP chairman claimed, adding the next chief minister there would be an ethnic Baloch from his party.2018 elections,” the PPP chairman claimed, adding the next chief minister there would be an ethnic Baloch from his party.
He criticised the government for ignoring the rights of provinces in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “There have been statements coming from Punjab in favour of the CPEC, but no one speaks of rights of the provinces in it and the National Action Plan,” Bilawal lamented.
The convention was held as part of the weeklong celebrations of the PPP with regard to its 49th foundation day, which kicked off in Lahore on Wednesday. The PPP chairman would be addressing various rallies throughout the week.
PPP leaders and workers from across the country have been flocking to Lahore to participate in the celebrations.
Source: Daily Times