Millions to attend Benazir's 10th death anniversary: Bilawal

PPP leaders discuss arrangements being made at Garhi Khuda Bux


Our Correspondent December 19, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: Millions of people are expected to congregate in Larkana to pay homage to Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto on her 10th death anniversary, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Monday.

Workers and jiyalas from all over Pakistan, will attend the 10th death anniversary of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto at Garhi Khuda Bux, Larkana on December 27, he said.

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In a meeting held on Monday at Bilawal House, PPP leaders from Sindh briefed the party chairperson on the arrangements being made by the party for the 10th death anniversary at Benazir's mausoleum.
Bilawal said that the party has to make additional and expanded arrangements on the occasion so that people coming from every nook and corner of the country face no difficulty during their political pilgrimage to the last resting place of their leader.

The PPP chairperson said that the growing popularity of the party and its recent successful public meetings have frustrated their opponents. He said that PPP was the only national-level party with roots across the country, while the rest of the parties are either regional or bubble parties.

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Bilawal reiterated that PPP will win the next general elections all over Pakistan.

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Meanwhile, PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari had a meeting with the chief minister at CM House to discuss the ongoing development schemes in Sindh and urged the CM to complete them on time.

Zardari urged the CM to ensure the quality of the development schemes and complete them in time. "Timely completion benefits the people of the area," he said.

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They also discussed the programme of Benazir's death anniversary and other public meetings which PPP plans to organise in Sindh and other provinces.

The CM briefed Zardari on the development portfolio, foreign aided development programmes and the status of the Thar coal mining and power plant project.

Zardari said generation of coal-fired power was one of Benazir's dream.

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