Last year the Quetta Shura finally approved peace contacts with America and the West.
He says the negotiator was sent to Qatar without clear instructions, and his communications to Quetta effectively went unanswered.
It harbors their leaders, including Mullah Mohammed Omar in Quetta.
At the strategic level it means striking a deal with the Quetta shura.
“The Syrian war is having its effects here as well,” said Yehyavi, the Iranian consul general in Quetta.
The 4th division, with headquarters at Quetta, comprises the troops in the Quetta and Sind districts.
We can reach Peshawar by rail in twelve hours and Quetta in fifteen.
Probably the miri, or fort, at Quetta represents one of them.
Such is the Miri, now converted into the protecting fort of Quetta.
Quetta and Kalat stand high, surrounded by wild hill country.