Senate on Monday approved a bill seeking an increase in the seats of the provincial assembly of Balochistan with a majority vote. The bill saw the support of 71 senators in the House of 104 members. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan supported the bill and said that it is now time to apply some ointment to the injuries of Balochistan and FATA areas.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform this duty that was not done in the past,” he said and announced complete support from the government on the bill. On June 28, PM Imran Khan giving special impetus to the province of Balochistan said that ridding it of its feeling of being marginalized was the top priority of the govt.