Discussing the three structural issues that Balochistan faces, policy development expert Rafiullah Kakar said on Sunday that Pakistan’s current federal design and its majoritarian structure do not offer an incentive for the country’s major political parties to invest in the province.
He added that this is the reason that political parties, including the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Pakistan Peoples Party, which want to rule Islamabad, have no proper organisational structure in the province.
He was addressing a session titled ‘Balochistan: Engaging the Twain’ during the Karachi Literature Festival. Hafeez Jamali, a scholar and civil servant, moderated the session.
Kakar said that the second structural issue is the internal fra…