Akhtar Mengal decides to vacate provincial assembly seat


QUETTA: Balochistan National Party (BNP) chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has decided to vacate his provincial assembly seat days after the party struck a deal with PTI on government formation.

Mengal, however, will retain his National Assembly (NA-269) seat and is due to take oath alongside other elected lawmakers in parliament on Monday.

Moreover, the party has decided to utilise seats for independent candidates till the six-point agreement with PTI materialises.