* Federal government unveils 39-point ‘Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan’
* Package divided into constitutional, political, administrative, economic and monitoring categories

The federal government on Tuesday tabled the ‘Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan’ package – based on 39 points – at a joint sitting of parliament proposing the facilitation of the return of political exiles, the immediate release of political workers and political dialogue with major stakeholders in the province.

The package also proposes setting up of a fact-finding commission to investigate the circumstances that led to the death of Nawab Akbar Bugti, a judicial inquiry into the killing of three Baloch nationalist leaders, stopping the construction of cantonments in Sui and Kohlu, withdrawing the armed forces from these areas, limiting federal agencies’ operations to terrorists and tracing the missing citizens.
Key points:

* Facilitation of political exiles’ return to homeland

* Immediate release of political workers

* Launch of political dialogue with major Balochistan stakeholders

* Fact-finding commission to investigate circumstances that led to Akbar Bugti’s killing

* Judicial inquiry into killing of three Baloch nationalist leaders

* End to construction of cantonments

* Withdrawal of armed forces from Sui, Kohlu

* Tracing missing citizens, facilitating their immediate release

* Provincial consent in launch of mega projects

* 10 percent of profits to be allocated for development of areas with natural resources