merger with the PTI was done under the deal that the party would set in motion the procedures to create a new province in south Punjab within 100 days of coming to power, if it formed the government.
The alliance between PTI and JPSM
is based on the sole agenda of creation of the new province.
The meeting of the JPSM
was co-chaired by the Minister of Defense of Sudan, First Lieutenant-General Abdul-Raheem Mohammed Hussein, and the Minister of Irrigation and Water Affairs of the Republic of South Sudan, Mr.
The present move is also in line with the commitment the PTI had made with members of Janoobi Punjab Sooba Mahaz (JPSM
) just before the July 25 vote.
They include the new entrants into the party from south Punjab, Mohsin Leghari (DG Khan) and Hashim Jawan Bakht, who was a part of Junoobi Punjab Sooba Mahaz (JPSM
A few days back estranged PML-N lawmakers who had formed the Junoobi Punjab Suba Mahaz (JPSM
) had merged into the PTI and announced they will contest the 2018 general elections under the PTI banner.
Last week, the Junoobi Punjab Sooba Mahaaz (JPSM
) - a recently formed group of mostly former PML-N MPs from south Punjab, merged with the PTI on the condition that the party will 'take practical and tangible steps for creation of south Punjab as a separate province' within 100 days after coming into power.
The announcement was made by leader Janoobi Punjab Suba Mahaz (JPSM
) and MNA Khusro Bakhtiar at a joint press conference along with chairman PTI Imran Khan on Wednesday following an agreement reached between the two sides for launching forceful struggle for creation of a separate administrative unit in south Punjab.
However, a spokesperson for JPSM
said that deliberations were still underway as some main concerns of his partys leadership were not yet addressed.The biggest concern of the JPSM
was to include the formation of South Punjab province in the first 100 days if PTI wins the election, he said.
Karam Dad Wahla, Jameel Shah, Qaiser Abbas and Zeeshan Gurmani are the newest members of JPSM
LAHORE -- In support of newly-founded Junubi Punjab Sooba Muhaz (JPSM
) party, President Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F) Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II alias Pir Pagara on Thursday threw his weight behind the cause of making south Punjab a separate province.
February 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Joint Political and Security Mechanism (JPSM
) Sunday agreed to finalize the activation of the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone (SDBZ) between Sudan and South Sudan and decided withdraw any remaining troops by the end of the month.