BNP-M to vote for budget after assurance of fulfillment of demands
ISLAMABAD: Coalition partner of the federal government Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) on Wednesday decided to vote for passage of budget as talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan remained successful, ARY News reported.
A delegation of BNP-M lead by its chief Akhtar Mengal met Prime Minister Imran Khan, to discuss the progress made on the six-point agenda in the parliament house.
The BNP-M delegation included Agha Hassan Baloch, Muhammad Hashim, Muhammad Akhtar Mengal, Professor Shahnaz Baloch and Dr Jahanzeb Jamaldini.
Defense Minister Pervez Khattak, Deputy Speaker Muhammad Qasim Khan, Adviser on Establishment Mohammad Shehzad Arbab and Special Assistant Nadeem Afzal Chan were also present on the occasion.
The meeting discussed progress made on the six-point agenda and development projects in Balochistan province.
Akhtar Mengal complained of neglecting demands of the BNP-M during the meeting.
BNP was assured of a breakthrough on their demands, Rabita committee was asked to clear misunderstandings between both the parties.
Talking to newsmen after the meeting, PTI leader Jehangir Tareen said, BNP Chief has been taken into confidence by the prime minister.
Soon major development will be witnessed in the issue of missing persons, he continued.
On June 24, a delegation Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP-M) held a meeting with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Tareen at his residence.
The delegation held a meeting with the PTI senior leadership and exchanged views on the six-point agenda.