Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will reach Mirpur on his first-ever two days visit on Monday (today), accompanied by party activists and leaders, Chairman Bilawal Bhutto will lead a rally all the way from Islamabad to Mirpur in Azad Kashmir, as the third generation of the Bhutto family is all set to resume his mother’s journey from Rawalpindi.
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Chairman Bilawal Bhutto will depart for Quaid-e-Azam Stadium from Zardari House today morning and will address an election rally at Quaid-e-Azam International Sports Stadium in the evening to mark his party’s campaign for the upcoming general elections to the State Legislative Assembly to be held in mid of July this year. The rally will pass through Rawat, Mandara, Gujjar Khan, Sohawa, Din, Mangla Cantt, Mangla Dam, and will culminate at Quaid-e-Azam Stadium in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir, where Bilawal will deliver his address at 5pm. PPP leader and former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf will join the rally from Gujjar Khan.
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On Tuesday, Bilawal will inaugurate recently upgraded state-run Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University of Medical Sciences at Chitterpari in outskirt of the city.
Besides, he will also inaugurate Assefa Bhutto Zardari Park, set up by Mirpur Development Authority on the left bank of Mangla Dam lake at the entry point of Mirpur city.
AJK Prime Minister Ch Abdul Majeed, PPP leader Farayal Talpur, former federal ministers – Qamar Zaman Kaira, Jehangeer Badr, PPP leader and Adviser to AJK Prime Minister Riaz Chaudhry and various local leaders will also address the public rally.
According to the report of Daily Times, the PPP chairman in his address has promised more rights and power to the people. He has called for an end to corruption, especially in the wake of the Panama revelations. Bilawal has also asked the federal government to appoint a foreign minister.
Party activists have compared the young Bhutto to his late grandfather and founder of the PPP, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. They say the young Bhutto is the torch-bearer of the party and they fully support him, just like they supported and loved his mother and grandfather.
Senior leaders of the PPP, Qamar Zaman Qaira and Nadeem Afzal Chan told Daily Times that every single party activist is motivated and is fully supporting Bilawal in his initiatives. They said the PPP chief consults workers in party matters as he believes in upholding “people power”. “Under Bilawal’s leadership, the party has gained new strength,” said Chan.