South Punjab province bill tabled in National Assembly of Pakistan
*ISLAMABAD – A legislation bill of South Punjab province from Punjab on Tuesday was presented in National Assembly (NA).*
According to the details garnered, the legislation bill of South Punjab province tabled in the NA, however, the federal government also supported the bill. Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Q backed the bill tabled in the lower house of the parliament.
*PML-N MNA Rana Sanaullah* moved the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to create new province of *South Punjab*. *Ahsan Iqbal*, another member of the PML-N, while endorsing the bill said, “This is the big day for the people of South Punjab.” He also called the ruling PTI not to oppose the legislation.
*Law Minister Farogh Naseem* and other government members not opposed the bill, which was referred to the relevant standing committee for further consideration.