Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif said on Friday the wounds of Baloch nation should be redressed through negotiations.

The Punjab chief minister hosted a reception in the honour of members of the parliament, politicians, thinkers and journalists hailing from Balochistan.

Talking to the participants, he said it is imperative that the deprivations of Balochistan people should be done away with and a national consensus policy needs to be formulated for the purpose.

“I speak not of a province, but of entire Pakistan,” he added.