Federal Minister for Interior Brig (R) Ijaz Ahmad Shah said that he planned this meeting keeping in view the sensitivity of the situation. “We fully respect the culture and sentiments of the people of Balochistan” said Ijaz Shah. The primary purpose of this meeting was to ensure positive and timely solution of the matter. He had a detailed discussion with the delegation and assured them full assistance from government side for the release of 4 women who were arrested in the district Awaraan in Balochistan. “The people of Balochistan are very close to my heart” he added. “We have taken all stakeholders on board for expediting the matter and ensure that action is taken in time”.
Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri spoke about the tribal culture of Balochistan and explained how the matter had become immensely sensitive due to involvement of women in the case. Federal Minister Ijaz Shah said that he fully understood the intensity and also expressed that it was understandable how things had now become matter of honor for the area and its people. He again assured support from the center.
Sardar Akhtar Mengal of Balochistan National Party appreciated this positive step by Federal Minister for Interior Ijaz Ahmad Shah and Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri.
Members of Balochistan National Party (Mengal) Agha Hasan Baloch Advocate, Muhammad Hashim Nautezai and Dr Shehnaz Baloch were also present during the meeting.