Balochistan problem: NA passes resolution calling up govt to constitute APC


The National Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a resolution calling upon the federal government to constitute an All Parties Commission (APC) with the mandate to contact all the estranged Baloch leaders.
The resolution moved by PML-N leader Zahid Hamid said the commission should comprise of members of all the political parties including those who have no representation in the Parliament.
The resolution said the Commission shall establish lines of contacts with the estranged Baloch leaders and convey desire of the House for political reconciliation in Balochistan. It noted that this move will help improve overall law and order situation in the province.
The resolution said the commission shall submit its report within one month.
The House also unanimously passed another resolution calling upon the government to review the prices of petroleum products on monthly basis.
The resolution moved by Zahid Hamid said the weekly review of the prices is adversely affecting the economy as well as the common man. The resolution also called upon the government to review the petroleum levy.