Provincial Assembly of Balochistan

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Provincial Assembly of Balochistan

صوبائی مجلس بلوچستان
11th Provincial Assembly of Balochistan
Provincial Assembly of Balochistan logo.png
Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Jan Mohammad Jamali, BAP
since 30 October 2021
Deputy Speaker
Sardar Babar Khan Musakhel, PTI
since 17 August 2018
Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, BAP
since 29 October 2021
Malik Sikandar Khan, MMA
since 16 December 2018
Structure
Seats65
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Political groups
Government (41)
  •   BAP (24)
  •   PTI (7)
  •   ANP (4)
  •   BNP(A) (3)
  •   HDP (2)
  •   JWP (1)

Opposition (22)

Non-aligned (2)

Elections
Mixed-member majoritarian:
  • 51 members elected by FPTP
  • 11 seats for women,
    3 seats for non-Muslims by PR
Last election
25 July 2018
Meeting place
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Balochistan Assembly House, Quetta
Website
pabalochistan.gov.pk

The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan is a unicameral legislature of elected representatives of the Pakistani province of Balochistan, and is located in Quetta, the provincial capital. It was set up under Article 106 of the Constitution of Pakistan.[1]

The Assembly has 51 directly elected Members of the Provincial Assembly, representing constituencies from each district, as well as 11 seats reserved for women and 3 for non-Muslims. Abdul Quddus Bizenjo is the Leader of the House in the Provincial Assembly as the Chief Minister,[2] while Malik Sikandar Khan is the current Leader of the Opposition.[3]

List of speakers[edit]

Name of Speaker[4] Entered Office Left Office Political Party
Nawab Muhammad Khan Barozai 02-05-1972 06-12-1976 NAP
Al-Haj Mir Jam Ghulam Qadir Khan 06-12-1976 05-07-1977 NAP
Muhammad Sarwar Khan Kakar 06-04-1985 02-12-1988 IND
Nawab Muhammad Khan Barozai 02-12-1988 04-02-1989 PPP
Mehr Muhammad Akram Baloch 05-02-1989 24-04-1990 BNA
Mir Zahoor Hussain Khan Khosa 31-05-1990 17-11-1990 BNA
Malik Sikandar Khan Advocate 17-11-1990 19-10-1993 JUI-F
Abdul Waheed Baloch 19-10-1993 21-02-1997 BNM
Mir Abdul Jabbar Khan 21-02-1997 12-10-1999 JWP
Jamal Shah Kakar 29-11-2002 08-04-2008 MMA
Aslam Bhutani 08-04-2008 26-12-2012 PML
Matiullah Agha 31-12-2012 04-06-2013 MMA
Jan Mohammad Jamali 04-06-2013 22-05-2015 PML-N
Rahila Durrani 24-12-2015 16-08-2018 PML-N
Abdul Quddus Bizenjo 16-08-2018 25-10-2021 BAP
Jan Mohammad Jamali 30-10-2021 Present BAP

List of Assembles of Balochistan[edit]

No. Name Term start Term end
1 1st Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 2 May 1972 1976
2 2nd Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 1976 1977
3 3rd Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 1985 1988
4 4th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 1988 1990
5 5th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 1990 1993
6 6th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 1993 1996
7 7th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 1997 1999
8 8th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 2002 2007
9 9th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 2008 2013
10 10th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 29 May 2013 31 May 2018
11 11th Provincial Assembly of the Balochistan 13 August 2018 Present

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chapter 2: "Provincial Assemblies" of Part IV: "Provinces"". www.pakistani.org. Retrieved 2022-08-04.
  2. ^ Shahid, Saleem (2021-10-30). "Qudoos Bizenjo sworn in as chief minister of Balochistan". Dawn. Retrieved 2022-08-04.
  3. ^ Shahid, Saleem (2022-06-08). "Opposition walks out of Balochistan Assembly to protest bill passage". Dawn. Retrieved 2022-08-04.
  4. ^ "Beta Version Former Speakers". Provincial Assembly of Balochistan. Retrieved 2022-08-04.

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