Bilawal lauds Maryam for making history

PPP chairman in Lahore meets coalition partners, party’s MPAs to garner support for tomorrow’s presidential poll

News Desk March 08, 2024
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz meet in Lahore on Friday, March 8, 2024. SCREENGRAB


Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif on Friday earned accolades from PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for making history by becoming the first female provincial chief executive in Pakistan as the two young scions of their respective political clans sat down to discuss the imminent presidential elections.

Bilawal was addressing a PPP-PML-N parliamentary party meeting held in Lahore.


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He commended CM Maryam for breaking barriers, stating, "Your election [as the CM] is a message for Pakistan and Punjab. All the women are looking towards you as an example."

The PPP chief highlighted the significance of her appointment as an inspiration for women across the nation.

In addition, Bilawal applauded CM Maryam's compassionate decision to announce a Ramazan package for the underprivileged segments of society. He expressed the importance of elected representatives prioritising the needs of the poor and addressing their issues.


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