CM Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri to resign: sources

CM Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri to resign: sources

QUETTA: The ongoing crisis in the Balochistan assembly seems to deepen following the no confidence movement against Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri which is most likely to be approved in the Balochistan Assembly keeping in mind the number games.

Keeping in mind the number game, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has advised Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri to resign in light of theno-confidence motion to be taken up in the provincial assembly today, sources informed Geo News.

Reacting to the news, Jan Achakzai, the spokesperson of the chief minister, rejected the reports and said Zehri will not resign and face head-on the no-confidence motion.

Sources told Geo News the premier took the decision to control the political situation of the province after realising the on-ground situation following his trip to Quetta.

Sources added that the prime minister has also taken notice of the role of provincial party lawmakers in the episode.

A no-confidence motion submitted against Zehri last week gained momentum and was said to have the support of majority lawmakers of the assembly, leading to fears of the chief minister's removal from office.