Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chief whip and federal minister Khurshid Ahmed Shah on Friday announced in a noisy National Assembly that consensus had been developed on the formation of Seraiki province and the government was going to table a bill regarding the subject in the lower house of parliament.

Khurshid Shah further told the session that a consensus was being developed regarding the formation of a Hazara province.

Meanwhile, MNAs from the Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) chanted slogans and protested that the resolution for the creation of new provinces had not been put on the NA's agenda for Friday's session which was being chaired by Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi.

According to details, MQM again raised voice on the issue of new provinces and threatened to stage walk out from the assembly along with coalition partners. MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi, on a point of order, said that resolution of new provinces was not included again in Friday's agenda of the assembly.

On this, Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi said how could it be included when the resolution was not presented in the NA.

Farooq Sattar warned that if voting was not held on the resolution, MQM would boycott the session along with FATA, PML-Q and JUI MNAs.

Ghulam Ahmed Bilour of ANP said the provinces were empowered but now conspiracies were being hatched to reverse that. "Today, if Punjab and KP were shattered, tomorrow it would be Sindh's turn."

Federal Law Minister Maula Bux Chandio said division of Sindh would not be tolerated.

Khursheed Shah said government would bring Hazara province bill and for that consensus would be made, adding that voting on new provinces could not be carried out in National Assembly. MQM MPs continuously raised slogans during session of the parliament.