Punjab government approves upgradation of Pir Mahal and Chishtian tehsil to district level

Punjab government approves upgradation of Pir Mahal and Chishtian tehsil to district level

Lahore: On the recommendation of Governor Chaudhry Sarwar, the Punjab Government has decided to upgrade Pir Mahal tehsil in Toba Tek Singh and Chishtian in Bahawalnagar to district levels. Turning Tanusa into a new district is under consideration as well.

Authorities are also seeing to announce Bhakkar as a new division. Post approval, the division will comprise of Bhakkar, Mianwali and Layyah districts.

Tehsil of Rajanpur district, Jampur’s small town Dajil is also being given the status of a tehsil.

According to officials, more districts and tehsils could be created in the province once the fresh local government elections are held. Its technicalities and revenue, police, legal and administrative legalities will be decided by the Board of Revenue.

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