Birth of a party: Foundation Day events will be a success, says Wattoo

Says PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto will be in Lahore to attend events.

Our Correspondent November 12, 2014

LAHORE: Punjab chapter of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is making all efforts to make the upcoming Foundation Day convention a success, its president Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo said on Wednesday.

Talking to reporters, Wattoo said that delegations from all over the country would participate in the special events that would be held to mark the Foundation Day on November 30. “Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be in Lahore for three days to take part in the events. Delegates from Sindh, Balochistan, southern Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan will also attend the events,” he said.

He said that the main convention would be held near Bilawal House.

Wattoo said that district leaders had an important role in disseminating the party’s message at local level.

He said that Jahangir Badar was a sincere and dedicated leader and the party would benefit from his experience.

“He has been appointed the chief co-coordinator. He is extending his full co-operation as a facilitator in organising the Foundation Day of the party,” he said.

PPP secretary general Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Khurram Jahangir Wattoo, Nawab Sher Vaseer, Manzoor Maneka, Suhail Mailk, Maulana Yousuf Awan, Dr Kheyam, Afnan Butt and Khalid Bokhari were present at Wattoo’s press conference.

Earlier, Wattoo presided over a meeting of PPP Allied Wings, consisting of Peoples Youth Organisation, Peoples Students Federation and the party’s farmers, labour, cultural, ulema, minorities, human rights and social media wings from Punjab to finalise the recommendations for observing the Foundation Day.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 13th, 2014.



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