Government of Balochistan, Pakistan

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Government of Balochistan, Pakistan
Coat of arms of Balochistan.svg
Provincial Government Seal
Flag of Balochistan.svg
Provincial Government Flag
Seat of GovernmentQuetta
Legislature
Assembly
SpeakerRaheela Hameed Durrani
Members in Assembly65
Executive
GovernorAmanullah Khan Yasinzai
Chief MinisterJam Kamal Khan
Chief SecretaryAurangzeb Haque
Judiciary
High CourtBalochistan High Court
Chief JusticeJustice Tahira Safdar
A Learjet 31A jet of balochistan government.

The Government of Balochistan (Urdu: حکومتِ بلوچستان‎) is based in the largest province of Pakistan in Quetta. The head of the province is the Governor, who is nominated by the President of Pakistan. The chief executive of the Government of Balochistan is the Chief Minister who is elected by the Balochistan Assembly and the administrative boss of the province is the Chief Secretary of Balochistan who is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

The province of Balochistan in Pakistan contains most of historical Balochistan and is named after the Baloch. Neighbouring regions are Iranian Balochistan to the west, Afghanistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan to the north and Punjab and Sindh to the east. To the south is the Arabian Sea. The principal languages in the province are Balochi, Pashto, Brahui, and Persian.

Personnel[edit]

Executive of Balochistan[edit]

  • Government of Balochistan consists of 26 Departments and some allied offices. These 26 Departments are headed by Provincial Secretaries. The Provincial Secretaries are headed by Chief Secretary Balochistan. Presently there are 47 Ministers who look after 27 Departments.
  • Government of Balochistan - District Database
  • Finance Department
  • Planning & Development Department

Legislature[edit]

Balochistan's provincial assembly consists of 65 members out of which 11 seats are reserved for women while 3 are reserved for minorities.

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