Balochistan women demand party tickets on general seats

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Women belonging to different political parties in Balochistan on Tuesday urged their parties to issue party tickets to women candidates for general seats so that women could use their abilities in the political process. They expressed these views while addressing a women’s convention on “Local Government System, Government Challenges and Opportunities for the Future” jointly organized by Aurat Foundation and South Asia Partnership here at a hotel.

PTI Women Wing Balochistan President Zulaikha Mandokhel, PPP’s Kulsoom Iftikhar, BNP (Awami) ‘s Fatima Baloch, Balochistan Awami Party’ s Shania Khan, former women councilors Nargis Mustafa, Zubeida Parveen, Fazeela Baloch spoke on the occasion.

They said that women might be provided an opportunity of contesting election on the general seats and in that regard mainstream political parties should play their role and choose women on merit for this purpose.

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