CM hails sister-state relationship between Punjab and state California.

LAHORE -- During the exemplary tenure of Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi Punjab and American State California became a "sister province."

Owing to the personal efforts of CM Parvez Elahi an agreement took place to declare Punjab and American State California a "sister province."

The signing ceremony of "sister state relationship" between Punjab and California was held in California, said a handout issued here on Saturday.

Chairman Planning and Development Board Wasif Khursheed represented the Punjab government. The Pakistan's Ambassador in America Masood Khan, Head of Appropriations Committee of California Legislative Assembly Mr. Chris R. Holden, American officials and prominent personalities participated in the ceremony. The MOU between Punjab and California will come into effect till 2026.

Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi while welcoming the agreement stated that declaring Punjab and California a "sister state" ushers a significant progress, saying that the agreement would enhance economic, trade and business relationships between Punjab and California.

CM apprised that...

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