Balochistan Assembly forms committee over gas, power shortage.

QUETTA -- The Balochistan Assembly has formed a special committee to take up the issue of shortages of gas and electricity in Quetta and other parts of the province with the federal government.

The committee will be headed by acting speaker Sardar Babar Khan Musakhail.

The committee included OppoAsiAtion Leader Malik Sikander Khan (JUI-F), Mir Nasibullah Marri (PTI), Muhammad Asghar Khan Achakzai (ANP), Mir Asadullah Baloch (BNP-Awami), Abdul Khaliq Hazara (HazAara Democratic Party), Nasarullah Zerey (PkMAP), NawaAbAzada Gohram Bugti (JWP), Bushra Rind and Sikander Umrani (BAP).

The lawmakers will visit Islamabad to take up the issues with petroleum and power ministries and other authorities.

The committee was formed after Parliamentary Secretary for Health Khalil Garage Bhutto moved the motion against gas and electricity shortages in the house.

Panel will take up issue with power, petroleum ministries in Islamabad

He said people in Quetta and other areas were facing difficulties since the start of winter due to acute shortages and low pressure of gas and prolonged electricity load...

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