Provincial Assembly of Balochistan

The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan is a unicameral legislature of elected representatives of the province of Balochistan, and is located in Quetta, the capital of the province. It was set up by 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. Jam Kamal Khan is the Leader of the House in the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan while Malik Sikandar Khan is the current Leader of the Opposition.[2]

Provincial Assembly of Balochistan

صوبائی مجلس بلوچستان
Provincial Assembly of Balochistan
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Type
Type
Leadership
Speaker
Abdul Quddus Bizenjo
BAP
since 16 August 2018
Deputy Speaker
Sardar Babar Musakhel
PTI
since 16 August 2018
Jam Kamal Khan
BAP
since 19 August 2018
Malik Sikandar Khan
JUI (F)
since 16 December 2018
Structure
Seats65
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Political groups
Government (35)
  •   BAP (24)
  •   PTI (7)
  •   ANP (4)

Supported by (6)

Opposition (22)

Non-aligned (2)

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

List of speakersEdit

Name of Speaker[3] Entered Office Left Office Political Party
Sardar Muhammad Khan Barozoi 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
Sardar Muhammad Khan Barozoi 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 To Date BAP

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Constitution of Pakistan
  2. ^ "Jam Kamal Khan elected Balochistan chief minister". Retrieved 2018-08-18.
  3. ^ "List of Speakers". Pabalochistan.gov.pk. Retrieved 2018-08-16.