United Against Arab Sheiks
Almost all mainstream political parties in the province have complimented Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly, Mohammad Aslam Bhootani, for taking a firm and principled stance against the alleged sale of 70,000 acre land to Arab sheiks in the coastal region of Balochistan. The Speaker had revealed in a rare press conference that the Balochistan government was under constant pressure from the Prime Minister House in Islamabad to endorse a summery, which is currently pending at the Revenue Department, to provide huge areas of land to the Arabs.
While Bhootani does not belong to a nationalist party, he has gained tremendous backing from Baloch nationalist parties that have assured him full and timely cooperation on the matter. (Read More)