QUETTA: Joint candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was sworn in as Balochistan Assembly Speaker.
He secured 39 votes while his rival Nawaz Kakar bagged 20 votes.
He secured 39 votes while joint opposition candidate Nawaz Kakar received 20 in the secret balloting process. A total of 59 votes were cast.
Outgoing speaker Raheela Durrani administered oath to new speaker who will supervise the election of the deputy speaker for the assembly.