QUETTA: President of National Party (NP), Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo has given shutter down strike on July 13 in Makran division, including port city of Gwadar against water and power supply issues that badly facing the people since last many months.
Speaking at a Press Conference, here on Tuesday along with other party leaders, he said that the people of entire Makran division were facing suspension of power supply since last many weeks due to developing fault in the transmission line supplying electricity to Makran from Iran.
“Suspension of power supply becoming very serious issue and the concerned authorities and local administration was not giving attention for resolving the issue,” Hasil Khan said, adding that water crisis also worsening as all water resources in and around Gwadar were dry up due to not receiving rains in the catchment areas of the dams.
He claimed that an agreement signed with Chinese company for supplying over 4 lac gallon drinking water could not be implement due to interference of civil administration. : The issue of water and power supply should be resolved in two days otherwise a shutter down strike would be observed in entire Makran division on July 13,”National Party President warned.
Replying to a question, he said that interference of certain forces in the election would worsen the situation in Balochistan. “Election must be free, fare and transparent,” he said, adding that there are reports about interference in the upcoming election. He warned that elections should not be made controversial as such attempt would harm the democracy in the country.
Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo said that after committing atrocities against Nawaz Sharif now Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur are being on the point. He appealed to all political parties to jointly struggle on the difficulties and issues pertaining to the people. Senator Dr. Ashok Kumar and other party leaders were also present on the occasion.