Quetta – National Youth Organization (NYO) has announced its arrival in Balochistan by holding its first provincial convention in Quetta, on Saturday.
NYO, youth wing of Awami national Party (ANP), held its provincial convention in Government Science College Quetta.
Highlight of the convention was the oath taking ceremony of the provincial cabinet of Balochistan chapter of NYO which was administered by President of NYO, Khushal Khan Khattak.
Khushal Khattak congratulated the provincial cabinet of NYO Balochistan and hoped that they will play their role in strengthening the organization in Balochistan.
NYO in Balochistan
NYO was formed in September 2011 to create political awareness among youth and provide research based support to ANP.
Bragging about the autonomous status of NYO, it’s President, Khushal Khattak said, “ANP can’t interfere in the organizational matters of NYO.”
Nawabzada Umar Farooq Kasi, acting present of ANP Balochistan, also addressed the convention. Highlighting the importance of NYO, He said, “ANP will secure major victories in next general elections mainly due to hard work of NYO.”
ANP will secure major victories in next general elections mainly due to hard work of NYO – Umar Farooq Kasi.
Syed Khalil Agha, provincial president of NYO Balochistan claimed that NYO has made significant inroads in the province in very short span of time.
“NYO has become a reality in Balochistan and a force to reckon with,” said Mohsin Dawar, central spokesman of NYO.
Criticism on PKMAP
Addressing the convention, parliamentary leader of ANP in Balochistan Assembly, Zamaruk Khan Achakzai severely criticized Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP).
“PKMAP always blamed Baloch for plight of Pashtuns and now they have joined a government headed by a Baloch,” said Mr. Achakzai.
Sulaiman Mandanr, Senior Vice President (SVP) of NYO also criticized PKMAP for attempting to create rifts between Baloch and Pashtun communities in Balochistan.
Mohsin Dawar added, “All political parties agree on FATA reforms bill except PKMAP which is halting progress in Fata.”
PKMAP always blamed Baloch for plight of Pashtuns and now they joined a government headed by a Baloch – Zamruk Achakzai.
Zamaruk Achakzai urged the NYO members to focus on education as it’s the only tool that can be used to bring a revolution.
Sulaiman Mandanr highlighted the importance of China-Pakistan economic Corridor (CPEC) for people of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Others who spoke at the convention include Nizam-ud-Kakar General Secretary of ANP Balochistan, Fakhar ud din Daudzai General Secretary of NYO and other office bearers of NYO and ANP Balochistan.
Convention was concluded on the note that NYO will strive to spread political awareness and produce leaders for tomorrow.
Published in The Balochistan Point on October 10, 2015