QUETTA: Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo on Saturday took oath because the Chief Minister of Balochistan after Sanaullah Zehri stepped down forward of a no-confidence movement towards him.
Throughout a session of the Balochistan Meeting at present, Speaker Raheela Hameed Durrani made the official announcement of electing Bizenjo because the province’s chief minister.
Talking on the ground of the meeting, Bizenjo thanked all of the lawmakers who had supported him.
The election befell amid beefed up safety in and across the meeting constructing.
The competition was held between Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid candidate Bizenjo, who secured forty one out of the entire fifty one votes casted, and Pashtunkhuwa Milli Awami Celebration (PkMAP) member Agha Syed Liaqat Ali , who bagged thirteen votes.
Bizenjo is the third chief minister of the province in 4-and-a-half years.
One other PkMap candidate member Abdul Rahim Ziyaratwal, who had additionally filed his nominations, had withdrawn from the race.
Following the in-home election, the brand new chief of the home will take oath of his workplace at 5 pm.
Bizenjo, in addition to his get together, had the entire help of disgruntled members of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl).
Bizenjo was born in Awaran on January 1, 1974, and contested elections for the primary time in 2002. He was elected from the PB-forty one constituency.
The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid candidate remained Deputy Speaker from 2013-15.
Bizenjo was elected as MPA from Awaran after receiving solely 544 votes from the constituency.
Just one.18 % have been polled in his constituency.
He was elected receiving least variety of votes within the electoral historical past of Pakistan.
Nationwide Celebration had not nominated any candidate neither introduced help for any.
On Wednesday, a gaggle of opposition events within the Balochistan Meeting introduced they might not subject a candidate for the chief of the Home.
JUI-F’s Maulana Abdul Wasay, chief of the opposition within the provincial meeting, stated the opposition wouldn’t be a part of the brand new provincial authorities.
Balochistan Nationwide Celebration-Mengal chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal stated they might proceed to play their position for democratic forces.
A no-confidence movement was submitted towards Zehri on January 2 by MPAs Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and Syed Agha Raza and had the signatures of 14 lawmakers.
To be able to retain his place as chief minister, Zehri required the help of 33 members from a home of sixty five.
A political disaster developed in Balochistan following the no-confidence movement, with efforts stepped up by the PML-N, which has a authorities each within the centre and province, to defuse the state of affairs. Zehri was pressured to resign after some members of his personal celebration, the PML-N, joined the opposition in its demand to take away him from workplace.
The disaster heightened with the resignations of a number of cupboard members and advisers to chief minister Zehri.
Zehri had additionally been suggested by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to step down as chief minister with a purpose to defuse the political disaster.
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