Dr. A.M. Malik, Governor of East Pakistan was interviewed at the Governor House in Dacca?
Dr. A.M. Malik, Governor of East Pakistan was interviewed at the Governor House in Dacca on Tuesday (14 September). Dr. Malik assessed the current situation in Pakistan. He said that the attitudes of the people in the area were changing and that they have adopted a conciliatory outlook. Dr. Malik then denied reports that secessionists held any areas of Pakistan and that acts of terrorism in the country were caused by Indian agents.
Dr. Malik, who took over as governor of East Pakistan on 31st August, today (18 September) named ten ministers who will be responsible to him in running the province. No portfolios were announced but the ministers, including one from the outlawed Awami league, which swept the elections last December, will be sworn in later today.
Dr. Malik was interviewed by Ronald Robeson of the B.B.C.