BAP demands one more federal ministry

By: News Desk
Published: 01:21 PM, 28 Dec, 2020
BAP demands one more federal ministry
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The Balochistan Awami Party (BAP), a government ally party, leader and Federal Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal demanded one more federal ministry and terming the demand as ‘natural’ course of action, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.

Zubaida Jalal said: “It is quite natural that BAP should get one more federal ministry in the cabinet.”

It is pertinent to note that Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) have five seats in National Assembly including four general seats including Muhammad Israr Tareen (NA-258), Khalid Hussain Magsi (NA-260), Ehsanullah Reki (NA-270) Zubaida Jalal (NA-271)and one reserved seat for women Rubina Irfan.

Zubaida Jalal vowed the PTI government will complete its term in the office.

She said: “PDM opposition parties cannot decide themselves whether to give resignations or not. If resignations will be tendered, then there will be a reaction too.”

Minister for Defence Production said that PML-N Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was given relief by the courts.

She said Prime Minister Imran Khan neither will give any NRO nor he is in favour of cracking any deal with the opposition.

Commenting on the upcoming Senate polls 2021, Zubaida Jalal said individual and joint candidates can be contested in the Senate polls.

“There comes ups and downs in relations with Arab countries,” Zubaida Jalal added.

The trade activities between Pakistan and Iran will be boosted after the opening of two more border openings with Iran, she added.