Separate South Punjab province next year: Qureshi

Multan: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Saturday said a separate province of Southern Punjab along with its own secretariat will be established this year.

Addressing a press conference in Multan, he said a separate Public Service Commission will also be establishment for the proposed province.

He sought support of opposition for the creation of southern Punjab Province.

Qureshi said the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) government believes in rule of law and it has filed corruption case against any politician. All the NAB cases were filed during the tenure of previous governments.

The minister said that politics of confrontation is not our policy and we are just implementing the decisions of courts.

He said Prime Minister Imran khan believed in supremacy of law and he even appeared in unjustified helicopter case.

To a question, he said Saudi Arabia, UAE and China are cooperating with us for the revival of our economy due to our sincere efforts and effective foreign policy.

He maintained that Mahathir Mohamed and a Malaysian delegation of investors will visit Pakistan on 23rd of this month.

The Minister said Prime minister Imran Khan will visit Qatar on 22nd of this month to further solidify the bilateral relations. Qatar has announced to provide one hundred thousand jobs to Pakistani people.

He said human rights situation in Occupied Kashmir was alarming and the international community has also realized its gravity.