BAP announces support for PTI in NA, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The Balochistan Awami Party on Tuesday has announced to support Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf in centre, Balochistan for the formation of government.

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According to details, BAP will back the PTI with its four National Assembly seats in the Centre. The party will form an alliance with the PTI in the Balochistan Assembly.

A delegation of BAP met with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence today (Tuesday).

According to our sources, Jam Kamal Khan has been nominated for the slot of chief minister Balochistan.

“Will form coalition govt with BAP in Balochistan, CM Balochistan will be from BAP,” said PTI leader Jahangir Tareen.

Jam Kamal said that BAP is with PTI for the betterment of Balochistan, adding that for the prosperous Pakistan PTI is the best option.

PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi also welcomed BAP’s decision to join hands with PTI for the greater good of Balochistan.

The recently formed BAP has become the largest political party in Balochistan with 18 out of 50 seats in the assembly.

The number of BAP MPAs has risen to 25 with the arrival of more independent candidates. The party needs just one more seat for a simple majority in the provincial assembly.

The PTI emerged as the leading party in the July 25 polls with 115 NA seats and has the required numbers to form its government in the Centre, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

The PTI will sit in opposition in Sindh Assembly with 23 seats. In Balochistan, PTI will form coalition government with BAP.

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