ISLAMABAD - Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch forewarned that any attempt to derail the democratic order in the country would have disastrous fallouts.
Addressing a press conference here at Balochistan House on Monday, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch said that those who are manoeuvring against the parliament have been rejected by the people of Pakistan and have no or nominal representation in the parliament.
To a question he said that they would not become part of any conspiracy to dislodge the incumbent political dispensation, adding that political forces must stay away from any move aimed at derailment of democracy in the country. He said that people of Pakistan had given mandate to Mian Nawaz Sharif and he should complete his mandated term in office because it is both in the interest of democracy and the future of the country.
On the occasion Sardar Imam Bakhsh, political leader from Dera Ghazi Khan, and Nasir Khan announced to join National Party. The CM welcomed them in his party and said that in coming days they would be organising the party in all the four provinces and would also conduct membership campaign.
Deploring the corruption of the previous government in the province, the chief minister disclosed that around 300 people related to the PPP government are facing investigations in anti-corruption department and said that as soon as the probe completes, they would expose them before the people.
To a question he said that his government was working on several development projects in the province, adding that things were improving for better in the province. “We are moving slowly but in positive direction in Balochistan. We have worked in a year which was not done in last ten years in Balochistan,” Baloch said.
Referring to law and order situation in the province, he said incidents of kidnapping, target killing, sectarian killing have almost ended in Balochistan which had been occurring daily before his regime. He further said that the incident of missing persons and mutilated bodies have registered marked decrease since the formation of their government which, according to him, is a positive sign.
He said federal government is helping Balochistan government and released 100 per cent funds, which were committed by Islamabad, adding it is first time in the history that the federal government paid complete funds committed to the provincial government.
To a question he said that development of Gwadar Port would herald progress and prosperity in whole of the country and its benefits would not remain confined to Balochistan alone.