Co- Chairman and Former President Asif Ali Zardari while addressing the PPP leaders and workers at the PPP Punjab Secretariat, Model Town here today said that he has given the instructions to the PPP office bearers to hold Party workers in the highest esteem because they are invaluable asset of the Party.
Former President Asif Ali Zardari was received by Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP, Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Secretary General PPP, Punjab and other party leaders and workers when he arrived at its Model Town Secretariat this afternoon.
Co-Chairman appreciated the efforts of the PPP workers and the management for putting so many efforts in making the Foundation Day Convention of Party a resounding success. He expressed his appreciation over the performance of the PPP, Punjab.
On this occasion, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo expressed his deep sense of gratitude on the visit of the Co- Chairman Asif Ali Zadari to the Secretariat adding that they were beholden to him for setting up PPP Punjab Secretariat on permanent basis.
He apprised the Co- Chairman that all the workers and the office bearers were enthusiastically engaged in decorating the city of Lahore befitting the occasion. It was only due to their day and night efforts that resulted in elaborate decoration of the metropolis that was presenting the look of city of PPP, he observed. It was unprecedented indeed, he added.
He stated that the PPP workers were motivated enough and the Party would be in a much strong position to contest elections in future to win sizeable number of seats in the province.
Later, the Co- Chairman went around the Secretariat building to see the working of the different sections. People working there were excited to see him among them.
After the visit of the PPP Secretariat, Co-Chairman and Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo together went to the residence of Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmood, former Governor of Punjab, and had lunch with him at his residence.
They discussed during the meeting various propositions to make Central and Southern Punjab PPP as more strong and robust entities.
Those who were present at the dinner were Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Nadeem Afzal Chan, Political Advisor to the Co- Chairman and two sons of the host, Mustafa Mahmood and Murtza Mahmood who were elected representatives of the National Assembly and one of them of the Punjab Assembly.