Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP, presided over a meeting here today in which arrangements regarding the holding of central function to observe the martyrdom day of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto at PPP Punjab Model Town Secretariat, Lahore tomorrow (Saturday) at 11 am were finalized. In the function total solidarity with the victims of Peshawar tragedy and their families will be expressed in the collective Dua as well.
In the function rich tributes will be paid to Shaheed Benazir Bhutto for her unprecedented struggle, courage and perseverance for the rights of the down trodden, democracy and for the country.
He said that former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf would preside over the functions in Rawalpindi while former Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani in Multan and Makhdoom Shahbuddin in Southern Punjab respectively.
He further said that it was not possible to hold big public rally at Liaqat Bagh in Rawalpindi due to the extensive digging of the site related to the Metro Bus Project. It was therefore decided to observe the martyrdom day of the Mohtrama at each district level this year, he pointed out.
In today’s meeting, the participants expressed their full confidence to ensure the maximum participation of the workers with including the representatives of the minorities and women for paying rich tributes to their beloved leader.
Those who attended the meeting included, Jehanzeb Barki, Haji Aziz-ur- Rehman Chan, Dewan Mohyuddin, Sohail Malik, Aslam Gill, Abdul Qadir Shaheen, Jehan Ara Wattoo, Lubna Advocate, Tariq Gujjar, Raja Amir, Afnan But, Mian Ayub, Mian Abdul Waheed, Khalid But, Dr. Ehsan Manzir, Dr. Khayyam, Ashraf Bhatti, Muzaffar Shah, Umar Akbar Khan, Chaudhry Ashiq Ali and Marghoob Naqvi.