ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to visit Balochistan next week. During his visit he would condole with son of Nawab Khair Baksh Mari, Nawab Changaiz Mari over the death of his father. He would also announce a consensus candidate for Quetta mayorship after getting a consensus between PML-N and allied parties. According to sources, a consensus exists between CM Malik Baloch and Mahmood Khan Achakzai for Quetta Mayorship. However PML-N has made an alliance with other parties and groups.He would also meet with dissident Baloch leaders and would try to remove their reservations.

Published in The Nation newspaper on 27-Jun-2014