South Punjab province to be established this year, says FM Qureshi

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday reiterated his government’s resolve to establish South Punjab province before the end of 2019″.

|A separate Public Service Commission will be established in the proposed province. We have also sought support from opposition for the creation of Southern Punjab province,” he told media persons in Multan. “The new province will be established this year.”

To a question, he said all NAB’s cases were filed during the tenure of previous governments. “Politics of confrontation is not the government’s policy. We are just implementing court decisions.”

FM Qureshi said Saudi Arabia, UAE and China are cooperating with Pakistan for the revival of the economy due to sincere efforts and effective foreign policy.

He said a delegation of Malaysian investors including Prime Minister Mahathir Muhammad will visit Pakistan on January 23.