Pakistan People’s Party Punjab has figured out an elaborate program befitting the occasion to observe birthday anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto today, June 21 (Saturday), with setting up blood camps throughout the province where the PPP workers would donate blood for the brave soldiers who are fighting terrorism in general and in North Waziristan in particular.
A meeting was held under the Chair of President Punjab PPP, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo today which was attended by other party leaders representing PYO, Labor Wing, Women Wing and Secretary General Lahore PPP and Social Media.
Chairman Bilawal Bhutto has already given instructions to the Party rank and file to observe the birthday anniversary with simplicity and as such there will be no cutting of the cakes to give the occasion solemn overtone due to the fact that the country is in a state of war.
The birthday anniversary in Lahore will commence with the opening of blood camp by Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP at Ewan-e-Iqbal at 10am on June 21, 2014. Madam Samina Khalid Ghurki President Lahore PPP and Party Secretary General Tanvir Ashraf Kaira and other office bearers will also be present there.
Similar functions will be held in various offices of the PPP at all district headquarters for which the instructions had already been passed on by the Party President.
Blood camps will also be established in Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Mandi Bahuddin, Shaikhupura, Gujranwala, Sialkot Okara and Sahiwal where the local leadership will be present throughout the day.
Blood donations will be carried out under the supervision of team of doctors and paramedics staff equipped with the state of the art technology medical equipment.
The blood so donated will be screened for Hepatitis B and C and HIVs before handing over to the Army authorities for use of treatment of soldiers where needed.