FM again invites Shehbaz, Bilawal for legislation on S Punjab

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Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi again wrote letters to President Pakistan Muslim League-N Shahbaz Sharif and Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari urging them to cooperate on legislation regarding the establishment of the new South Punjab province.

Both letters were received in the respective chambers of the two leaders in the Parliament. Qureshi’s letters, writien as the vice-chairperson of the ruling PTI, was in continuation of the letter sent on January 19, which drew attention towards the longstanding and important matter pertaining to the creation of a separate province of South Punjab.

“As Vice-Chairman of PTI, I invited you to provide input on the way forward for reaching consensus on the formulation of a Constitution amendment bill for the creation of a separate province of South Punjab. Furthermore, I requested that two members be nominated for inclusion in a committee dedicated to the task of formulating a draft amendment bill for Parliament,” the letter stated.


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