PTI, BNP-Mengal agree on nine-point agenda


QUETTA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Baloch National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) agreed upon a nine-point agenda ahead of September 4 presidential election, it emerged on Monday.

With the political environment heating owing to the presidential election on Tuesday, PTI’s presidential candidate Arif Alvi and Jahangir Tareen met with Sardar Akhtar Mengal.

During the meeting, the BNP-M said it will vote for PTI’s presidential candidate Arif Alvi.

It was agreed upon that the PTI government will give a special package to the Balochistan government.

The nine-point agenda discussed several matters which also included building small dams for reserving the water resources.

The federal government will also make specialised hospitals and have a six per cent quota for the people of Balochistan in the centre.

The agenda also included prompt resolution of water crisis in Gwadar.


Meanwhile, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari also met with BNP-M chief later in the day, sources informed.

Zardari went to the parliament lodges where he met the BNP leader, sources said, adding that the meeting revolved around the presidential elections and the contemporary situation in Balochistan.

Sources further said Mengal apprised Zardari of his demands in the meeting.