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PML to encourage women to join police

QUETTA – PML leader Rehana Yahya has said that her party will encourage women to join police department and serve the womenfolk.

In her first press conference held at the press club on November 21, after her election as president of PML’s provincial women wing, she said that the womenfolk would get benefit from prime minister’s police reforms and lady health workers’ policy.

Senator Kalsoom Parveen, MPA Rehila Durrani and other party office-bearers were present on the occasion. Ms Yahya said that her priority would be to reorganize her party in the province and encourage women workers to participate in government affairs and try to solve the problems faced by women.

She said that the local bodies’ polls were due next year and she would strive to mobilize the PML women workers to contest and participate in process.

Political offer: Any political party can join the Balochistan coalition government but so far no opposition party has approached the government in this connection, says Chief Minister Jam Mohammad Yousuf.

He was talking to newsmen at the chief minister’s secretariat on Saturday on his return from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah. Referring to the cabinet’s expansion, Jam Yousuf said that it depended on other political groups joining the government, adding that expressing any view at the moment would be conjectural.

Source: Dawn

Date:11/22/2004