Punjab, GB CMs agree to further expand cooperation

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Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan, Barrister Khalid Khursheed have agreed to further expand the bilateral cooperation along with the promotion of inter-provincial harmony.

Led by CM Gilgit Baltistan, a delegation called on Punjab chief minister at his office on Monday. While talking to the delegation, Usman Buzdar assured to collaborate with the GB government for digitization of land record system and the establishment of medical college there. The Punjab government would also provide 15000 metric tons of wheat to the GB government along with the continuation of all-out assistance to improve the civic amenities; he assured and pointed out that the Punjab government has always extended technical assistance to other federating units.

The people of Gilgit Baltistan are our brethren and Punjab would continue to extend its every possible support to it, the CM repeated and announced to visit GB soon.

Khalid Khursheed thanked Usman Buzdar and invited him to visit Gilgit Baltistan. The Punjab government’s cooperation would enhance brotherhood and the passion for national unity, he added.

Both strongly condemned Indian atrocities being committed against oppressed Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and CM Usman Buzdar asserted that the Pakistani nation is standing with their Kashmiri brethren like a solid rock. INP

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