Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Magsi urged the public to cast their votes and strengthen democracy in the country. - Photo provided by Syed Ali Shah

QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Magsi has expressed optimism that the situation can be improved in Balochistan if the public voted for good people in the upcoming general elections.

"Nationalists participation would have positive impacts on the province," Nawab Zulfiqar Magsi told Dawn.com.

He said participation of Baloch and Pashtun nationalists parties would help in improvement of situation in the province.

He however said that there was a law and order problem in only four to five districts of Balochistan.

The Balochistan governor said there was no possibility of army's involvement in political affairs of the country.

"People must come forward and use their votes to strengthen democracy," he added.

Regarding Gwadar Deep Sea Port Project, he said the mega project would boost economic activities and create job opportunities in Balochistan.

"Obviously those having interests would create law and order problem for us," Nawab Magsi said when asked about the interest of international powers in Gwadar Port.

He however stated that peace can be maintained in Gwadar if better administration is placed.

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