Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, who was Sunday formally elected as chief minister of Balochistan vowed to restore peace in the troubled province.

In his first speech to the 65 member assembly after elected CM, Abdul Malik Baloch said to peace and prosperity in his province would be first priority of his government.

He said to bring peace in troubled province they would give books to Baloch youth instead of guns and would negotiate with rebel groups living on mountains.

Baloch said all parties in Balochistan wanted stability and prosperity in the province.

He vowed to drag out Balochistan out of severe challenges with cooperation of all political parties in the province.

He said solution of dead bodies and missing persons would be first priority of new government in Balochistan.

Baloch said budget would be according to our manifesto vowed to end corruption from the province.

Earlier, Speaker Jan Muhammad Jamali during session of the provincial assembly in Quetta on Sunday announced Abdul Maalik Baloch has been formally elected as Chief Minister Balochistan.

No other candidate had filed nomination papers against Dr. Abdul Maalik who was a joint candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-N and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party.

All 55 members of the assembly gave their votes in favour of Dr. Abdul Maalik.