Multan: Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani said that formation of new provinces will not weaken the country.
Gilani made these comments while speaking to media persons in Multan, the Dawn reports.
He also said that talks were being held with the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) to prevent attacks on Pakistani territory from Afghanistan.
Gilani admitted that there has been an increase in tension between Pakistan and the United States following the Raymond Davis affair and the US unilateral operation that killed Osama bin Laden in his lair in Abbottabad.
He also said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) would continue with its policy of reconciliation, adding that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had itself parted ways with the coalition government.