PTI backs demand of making South Punjab a separate province: Shah Mehmood

Says PTI supports the demand on administrative grounds


News Desk April 11, 2018
Shah Mehmood Qureshi. PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) vice president Shah Mehmood Qureshi in a tweet on Wednesday expressed his party’s support for a separate province of South Punjab.

The party leader expressed his support saying that PTI supports the creation of a separate province of South Punjab and the bifurcation of Punjab on administrative grounds.



Earlier this week on Monday, eight legislators parted ways with the ruling party and also announced launching a mass movement for the sole purpose of making South Punjab a separate province.

Subsequently, ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that he was surprised by their newly found love for making South Punjab a separate province. Nawaz claimed that South Punjab has seen plausible development under the leadership of Shehbaz Sharif.

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