PTI deletes ‘separate South Punjab secretariat’ tweet


A tweet from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) official Twitter account about a separate secretariat for South Punjab was deleted after news outlets picked up on the tweet.

According to reports, the tweet from PTI’s official account was sent out on Friday night stating that from July 1, 2019, South Punjab will have a separate secretariat.

The tweet added that “in addition to a separate secretariat, South Punjab will also have its own chief secretary and inspector general of police along with its own development budget”.

Moreover, the tweet said that PTI is working “day and night to make South Punjab an independent province”.

However, after the news was aired, the tweet was removed from the account.