QEUTTA: Razaur Rehman was elected President and Abdul Khaliq Secretary General Quetta Press club at the elections for two year term held here Saturday.
According to details election for Quetta Press Club for next two year term were held here today. Polling continued from 9 am till 4 pm without any break. Seventy three registered voters cast their votes.
Polls were supervised by Nadir Chalgari Advocate.
According to results Razaur Rehman Preisdnet secured 44 votes, Mujib Ahmed Senior vice President got 40 votes and Abdul Khaliq Rind Secretary General 46 votes.
Other office bearers elected were Irfan Rana, Habibullah and Khaleel.
Shahzada Zulfiqar polled 66 votes, Jalal Noorzai 60, Sued Kabeer shah 39, Bari Baloch 44, Nadeem Awan 39, Akbar Shaikh 36, Yaqoob Shahwani 41 and Naseer Ahmed 43 were elected as members of Executive Committee of the club.
Meanwhile Caretaker Balochistan chief Minister Nawab Ghaus Bakhsh Barozai has congratulated Razaur Rehman and other office bearers on their election to Press Club.
In his greeting message Chief Minister also congratulated members of the Press Club for participating in the election and completing democratic process amicably.
He said holding timely elections reflects democratic thinking of members of the Club. He said when general elections are nearing in the country; heavy responsibility lays on those associated with field of journalism. They should guide the government and people on national and political matters in a positive way play their ole to keep them abreast of latest situation.
He said Journalism is considered as fourth pillar of state. During present day it has occupied fundamental importance.
Field of Journalism particularly electronic media was playing its role all over the world to keeping people informed timely.
He called upon Media to play their role to inform people fo government measures and guiding government in positive direction.
Expressing his commitment of better relations between government and Press and resolving problems of journalist community he hoped that these relations would further improve in days ahead.