QUETTA: A meeting presided over by Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo on Saturday discussed the overall law and order situation in the province.
During the meeting senior officials briefed the chief minister on the talks being held with the leadership of the protesters in Gwadar.
The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Mathar Niaz Rana, Inspector General of Balochistan Police Mohammad Tahir Rai, Commissioner of Makran division Syed Irfan Shah Ghursheen and other senior officials who expressed satisfaction over the law and order situation in the province and took some important decisions.
CM Bizenjo said that the doors of the government were open for a dialogue to find out the solution of all problems which were presented by the leadership of the people who had staged a protest sit-in in Gwadar.
The IG police briefed the meeting on the overall law and order situation in the province while the commissioner of Makran informed it about the prevailing situation of the Gwadar sit-in.
The meeting was informed that most of the demands of the Gwadar sit-in protesters would be accepted. Despite having other options, the government has patiently continued talks with the leadership of the protesters.
Provincial ministers led by Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi had held four rounds of talks with Maulana Hidayat-ur-Rehman and other leaders of the protesters to solve the problems of Gwadar, the commissioner said.
Published in Dawn, December 5th, 2021