Sanaullah Zehri resigned from amid political crisis

Vastavam web: Pakistan’s Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri today resigned from his post ahead of a no confidence motion against him in the provincial assembly, amid speculation of ‘horse trading’, media reports said.Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai has accepted the resignation, The Express Tribune reported.The Assembly was likely to witness a stormy session which was convened to discuss the no-confidence motion against Zehri filed by the treasury benches, levelling serious allegations.

The government and the Opposition both had claimed that they have the support of the majority of leaders.In the telephonic conversation, Abbasi told Zehri that there was no need to put in efforts for saving the PML-N government in the province when the party members were not onboard, the report said.In order to avoid divisions within the party ranks and imminent ‘horse-trading’ in the provincial assembly, he should leave the post before the no-confidence motion, said Abbasi.