LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of publication of an unauthentic map in a geography textbook for Class 8.

In this connection, he has sought a report from provincial Education Minister and Secretary Schools Education.

The chief minister has instructed the concerned authorities to probe into the matter and award due punishment to the people responsible for this act.

Reportedly, the public text book board has published the wrong map of the Punjab province in Geography book. The new map shows ‘Saraikistan’ as a different province. The country’s map also shows Hazara as a separate province.