An important meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Political Parties in the provincial government chaired by Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has demanded an increase in Balochistan’s seats in the National Assembly. Members of the Assembly from Insaf, Awami National Party, Hazara Democratic Party, BNP-Awami and Jamhoori Watan Party attended the meeting, welcoming the increase in Balochistan Assembly seats and said that as the increase in Balochistan Assembly seats in the Senate Similarly, the number of seats in the National Assembly of Balochistan should be increased. It was unanimously decided in the meeting that a resolution to increase the number of seats in the National Assembly would be tabled in the Provincial Assembly and the opposition in the Provincial Assembly would also be taken into confidence in its efforts to increase the number of seats in the National Assembly. It was decided at the meeting that members from Balochistan would liaise with other political parties in the country to seek the support of the National Assembly and the provincial government, while a parliamentary committee comprising members of the parties at the national and provincial levels would be formed. Expressing his views on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the area of Balochistan is 44% of the total area of the country which is an important province of the country in terms of its geographical location and natural resources. One of the main reasons for this is the limited representation in the National Assembly. Effective representation of the province at the federal level is necessary to fully highlight the problems of the province. The Chief Minister emphasized that the solution to the problems of Balochistan and the elimination of backwardness was possible only by increasing the number of seats in the province in the National Assembly.