QUETTA, (SANA): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab President and former CM Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif held meeting with Balochistan National Awami Party (Mengal) Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal at his residence and discussed the electoral alliance and over situation of country and Balochistan.
While addressing a joint press conference after the meeting Sardar Akhtar Mengal said that it was difficult to ensure transparent elections in Balochistan. He said that the efforts were being made to fail democracy. He said that the efforts are also being made to stop them from taking part in elections.
He said that the PML-N has constituted a committee for the seat adjustment, adding that we will also constitute the committee for this purpose soon. Mengal said he has talked matters of election with Shahbaz during the meeting. He said that the non-democratic forces every time tried to make them failed.
On the occasion Shahbaz Sharif said that we have great relations of respect with the father of Akhtar Mengal, Sardar Ataullah Mengal, adding that Akhtar Mengal was the chief minister of PML-N government in 1990. He said that it was not the matter of saving seats but it was the matter of saving Balochistan. He said that the impacts of the martial laws on Pakistan are in front of everyone.
He said that the circumstances of Baolochistan are awesome, adding that the making and breaking of governments is the part of the history. He said that taking part in elections by the Baloch nationalist parties is vital for the peace of the province. Shahbaz said we have to strengthen democracy in the country.
He said that Mian Nawaz Sharif has given the message that the Baloch people have played great role for the establishment of Pakistan. He said that the military operations were carried out in Balochistan, adding that Nawab Akbar Bugti was killed, adding that it was mandatory to root out the grievances of the Balochi people.
He said that PML-Ns Punjab government contributed 11 billion rupees for Balochistan in NFC award, adding that this money was contributed happily by Punjab government for the progress of the Balochistan.
He said that Pakistan consists on four parts, adding that if one part is not right then the body would remain incomplete. He said that the prosperity of Sindh, Balochistna and KPK is the prosperity of the whole country. He said that BNP should take part in elections, adding that we will talk with the interim set up, election commission of Pakistan and powerful institutions for the addressing he grievances of Baloch people. He said that if the BNP will not take part in the elections then the enemies will take benefit.
He said that Akhtar Mengal has assured to take part in the elections, adding that he has also assured to constitute the committee for seat adjustment.
He said that it was wrong decision of ending the Akhtar Mengal government during the PML-N era was not right, adding that Nawaz Sharif already has talked about this matter several times.
He said that I am present here as a Pakistani, adding that the Balochistan is the heart of the Pakistan, adding that we will have to take along Balochi and Pashtoon people, adding that the prosperity of Punjab is not the prosperity of whole country.
He said that we have to ensure the economic and other rights of the masses. Leaders of both parties in including Sanaullah Baloch, Nawabzada Lashkari Raiesani, Abdul Qadir Baloch and others were also present during the meeting.