Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo hails from Balochistan, is a Pakistani Politician and is currently serving Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz. Currently he has been nominated for the Next Chief Minister of Balochistan after the resignation of Sanaullah Zehri, who gave resignation few days ago.
|Name:||Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo|
|In Urdu:||میر عبدالقدوس بائیزینجو|
|Famous As:||Abdul Quddus Bizenjo|
|Profession:||He is a Pakistani Politician|
|Languages:||Balochi, Urdu, English|
|Permanent Contact:||Shandi Jhao Tehsil Jhao District Awaran|
|Contact Number:||0300-8383544, 0300-9381359, 0331-3131313|
|Date:||1 January 1974|
|Place:||Awaran Balochistan, Pakistan|
|Parents:||Mir Abdul Majeed Bizenjo|
|Relatives:||Abdul Kareem Bizenjo (Grand Father)|
|Political Party:||Pakistan Muslim League|
Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo is the current Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) from Awaran district and also happens to be the Deputy Speaker of Balochistan Assembly. Born in 1974 in a political family of Awaran, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was elected to Balochistan assembly for the first time in 2002 and again in 2013. Balochistan Insights conducted an interview with him while he was the acting Governor of Balochistan. He is a grandson of Abdul Kareem Bizenjo who was also the politician and he is a son of Abdul Majeed Bizenjo who became parliamentary secretary in cabinet of Jam Ghulam Qadir and provincial minister in cabinet of Nawab Akbar Bugti.
Abdul Kareem Bizenjo
Abdul Kareem Bizenjo was the grandfather of Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and he was the first one who entered in Political field in the family. In 1970, he stood against Shashak a tax imposed by Tribal chiefs of Balochistan. During the government of National Awami party (NAP), He refused to pay Shashak tax and was arrested by the provincial government with the help of Army. After dismissal of NAP government he formed Mazdoor Kissan Party and later merged it with Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). In 1977, He was elected Member of Balochistan Assembly from PPP ticket.
As Deputy Speaker
In January 2017 Quddus Bizenjo resigned as Deputy speaker. On asking about the reason of resignation he said ‘ Jan Mohammad Jamali, had completely separated me from the proceedings of
assembly. He never provided me the chair to preside over the sessions of Balochistan assembly and I was only receiving my salary and doing nothing. I resigned because I was not allowed to perform my duties as deputy speaker.’ Than after sometime he withdrew his resignation because according to him Parliamentary leaders of major political parties including Jaffar Khan Mandokhail of PML-Q, Zamaruk Khan Achakzai of ANP and Molana Abdul Wasay of JUI-F came to his home and asked him to withdraw his resignation. They told him that Jan Jamali has resigned and therefore there is no reason that he can’t go resume his duties as Deputy Speaker. So, on their request he withdrew his resignation and resumed his job as deputy speaker.
Nominated As New CM
PML-N dissidents and PML-Q legislators — who forced Nawab Sanaullah Zehri to resign — have nominated former Balochistan Assembly deputy speaker Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo as the new chief minister of the province on 11 January 2018. The decision to this effect was taken during an important meeting held at the residence of a senior politician and former senator, Saeed Ahmed Hashmi, “Yes, Qudoos Bizenjo will be the new leader of the house,” Hashmi confirmed to DawnNews. The formal announcement in this regard will be made shortly, he added. While speaking to the media, Bizenjo confirmed his candidacy and said that he will reach out to all political parties, including Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and National Party (NP) for parliamentary consultation. “We will try to resolve issues in the province by keeping everyone together.”
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Gratitude On His Nomination
Pakistan Muslim League President and former Prime Minister Ch Shujaat Hussain, senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Pervaiz Elahi and Central Secretary General and MNA Tariq Bashir Cheema have heartily expressed gratitude on nominating PML’s MPA Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo as joint candidate for the office of Chief Minister Balochistan to the leaders of all parties and all Members of Balochistan Assembly. All three leaders have described nomination of Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo as welcome development for national politics in a joint statement issued here tonight (Thursday)and said that Insha-Allah on being elected as the Chief Minister he will render better service to the people of the province without any discrimination, will take all members along so that problems of the province and people could be solved collectively and the province is on the path so that best facilities of education and health become available to the people, their deprivations are eliminated and their relation and love with Pakistan is further strengthened.
Submission Of Papers
Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q)’s Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo submitted his nomination papers for the provincial chief minister to the Balochistan Assembly secretary today on 12 January 2018. The nomination papers, which had to be submitted before 3pm today with the secretary of the assembly, will be scrutinised and a final list of candidates issued later. The election for the new provincial chief executive will be held in the assembly session, set to begin at 10am, on 13 January 2018. Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party’s Agha Syed Liaquat Ali and Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal also submitted their nomination papers today. The election follows the resignation of chief minister Sanaullah Zehri, who quit on January 9 before a no-confidence motion against him could be taken up in the assembly.
Elected As New CM
Amid stringent security in the provincial capital, the Balochistan assembly on 13 January 2018 morning voted to elect PML-Q’s Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo as a new leader of the House in Quetta. He is expected to take oath as Balochistan CM at 3pm today. Bizenjo won over 41 votes of the 54 votes cast. The Pakhtunkhwa Mill Awami Party’s (PkMAP) Syed Liaquat Agha received only 13 votes. Thousands of policemen were deployed around the assembly hall , and surrounding roads were also sealed off for regular traffic. Chances were obvious that Bizenjo would become the new chief minister of Balochistan after more Muslim Leaguers announced support for him against the PkMAP nominee.