HYDERABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will address his first public meeting in Sindh since his election in Thar district on March 8. The event is being organised in Chachro, which was also the constituency of the foreign minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in the 2018 general elections.
MPA Abdul Razzak Rahimoon, who belongs to former Sindh chief minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim’s group, will host a luncheon for the PM. It is expected that Khan will launch the health card scheme for 120,000 families of the drought-stricken district besides announcing a development package.
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Rahim is expected to announce his joining of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on the occasion. Rahimoon and Rahim, who are also assisting PTI in organising the public meeting, will read out demands for development in Thar.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 7th, 2019.