Quetta - The no-trust motion by 14 lawmakers against Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri has brought an upheaval in Balochistan politics. As a result, Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti and Minister Mir Sarfaraz Domki and Adviser to CM for Social ...

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