PMLN always takes ‘South Punjab as a priority: Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE: Chief Minister of Punjab and Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) President Shehbaz Sharif claimed to have made South Punjab’ a priority, dismissing claims made by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan People’s Party that the ruling party has had only worked for Central Punjab, leaving the former in a state of poverty.

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In a meeting with members of the national and provincial assembly earlier today, Shehbaz said the previous governments neglected South Punjab and manipulated slogans for a new province to achieve political gains.

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On Monday, another mighty loss to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was witnessed ahead of elections as eight lawmakers announced to part ways with the ruling party and will create a separate province for Southern Punjab, Newsone reported.

Explaining the purpose of quitting PML-N,MNA Khusro Bakhtiar stated that they will create a separate province for southern Punjab.

“The purpose of the press conference is to announce the creation of a new province,” Khusro Bakhtiar said while addressing a press conference in Lahore along with other disgruntled leaders.

According to NewsOne, the eight lawmakers include Five MPAs and 2 MNAs.

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