The Punjab government made an agreement to declare Punjab and California as ‘Sister State’ had been initiated and a special letter had been issued to the Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi on behalf of the Head of California Legislative Assembly Mr. Chris R.Holden in this regard.
According to a handout issued here on Sunday, Chief Minister Parvez Elahi had been extended an invitation to ink his signatures on the Sister State relationship agreement between Punjab and California.
CM Elahi chaired a meeting to review the matters relating to the agreement in which former federal minister Moonis Elahi also participated.
Former federal secretary and chairman P&D Salman Ghani apprised about the details and ingredients of the Sister State relationship agreement between Punjab and California.
The Chief Minister Punjab Pervaz Elahi directed to give a final shape to the Sister State relationship agreement between Punjab and California forthwith. He said that the deal would enhance trade, economic, and business relations between Pakistan and California and would increase bilateral investment.
He highlighted that relations in the sectors of education, health, information technology, environment, and culture would be promoted. He underscored that this agreement would further strengthen the mutual relations between Punjab and the state of California.
The chief minister Punjab said that a special section would be set up in the Planning & Development Board in order to give a final shape to the agreement which would give the matters a final shape with regard to the agreement.
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