A meeting of the top provincial leadership of the Pakistan People’s Party held in Bilawal House here today to finalize the recommendations regarding the Founding Day of PPP falling on November 30. These recommendations will be sent to the Chairman for his approval.
The meeting was attended by the former Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gialni, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President PPP Punjab. Makhdoom Shahb-ud-din, President PPP South Punjab, Jahangir Badar, Chief Co-coordinator, Dr, Fahmeda Mirza, former Speakr of National Assembly, Kanzada Khan, President PPP KPK, Sadiq Imrani, President Baluchistan PPP, Syed Mehdi Shah, Chief Minister/Baltistan. Other senior leaders of the PPP hailing from all the Provinces of the country who attended the meeting included Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Rana Farooq, Aslam Gill, Samina Khalid Ghurki, Akhanzada Chittan, Barrister Masood Kausar, Maula Bux Chandio.
It was decided in the meeting that the provincial conventions would be held in all the provinces including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit/Baltistan early next year. It was decided that the convention in Central Punjab will be held on January, 31, 2015, in South Punjab on January 20, in Sindh first week of February, in KPK January 5, and G/B in the month of April with the commencement of the summer season.
While talking to media, Jehangir Badar said that that the Founding Day Convention, 2014 will be held on November 30 in which the PPP delegates from all the provinces including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan would participate.
He said that the Chairman Bilawal Bhutto would preside over the Convention to meet the worker from all over the country with a view to hear from them.
He added that the Founding Day Convention of the Party had special significance because it was being held in Lahore after a long time. The Chairman will address the Convention to give line of action to be followed by the workers and office bearers.
He argued that the PPP was the liberal and progressive Party whereas most of other parties were status-quo parties who had no programme for the overall development of the people. PPP represents the poor people of the country, he added.