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BB Death Anniversary: Sindh Govt Announces Holiday Today

Karachi (December 27, 2017): Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has approved the summary for a province-wide public holiday on December 27, to mark the death anniversary of slain Pakistan Peoples Party Leader Benazir Bhutto.

The summary for the holiday to mark Benazir’s death anniversary was forwarded to the CM by Department of Services General Administration and Coordination of Sindh government.

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It is expected that all offices, autonomous or semi-autonomous, working under the Sindh government will remain closed on December 27 (Wednesday).

On December 27, 2007, Benazir was assassinated during a public gathering at Rawalpindi’s Liaquat Bagh.

On the other, all set is to mark 10th death anniversary of Mohatrama Benazir Bhutto.

PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari will address the rally, which is expected to be attended by more than a million party supporters and workers.

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The preparations for the rally have been completed and supporters have started coming to the rally site.

The function will start at 1PM, with Bilawal addressing public meeting which will be attended by Zardari, among other party leaders such as Yousuf Raza Gilani, Nasir Ahmed Khuhro and Murad Ali Shah.

A documentary, depicting life and achievements of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto will also be shown at the occasion.

Separate camps have been set-up to accommodate the leaders and workers from all the four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Areas and Azad Kashmir.

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A mushaira (poetry recital) has also been scheduled in front of the mausoleum of Benazir Bhutto Wednesday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Larkana Kashif Ali Tipu and SSP Larkana Tanvir Hussain Tunio informed that more than 7,000 police personnel, including women police, traffic police, special police commandos of Sindh Police and three hundred personnel of Shahbaz Rangers, have been deployed to ensure the law and order on the occasion.

The SSP Larkana said that senior rank officers will supervise and monitor the activities in Garhi Khuda Bux and Naudero. Moreover, bomb detectors, scanning machines, jammers, sniffer dogs, watchtowers, 60 walk-through gates have been set up for security purposes.

DC Larkana said various medical and other welcome camps have established with 60 fire brigades deployed at the various locations.

In a special message on his mother’s death anniversary, Bilawal said that those who killed Benazir Bhutto had actually planned to kill the whole nation, but former president Asif Ali Zardari saved the country by raising “Pakistan Khappay” slogan after her assassination in Rawalpindi.

He said that Benazir Bhutto lost her father, brothers and even mother fighting for the rights of masses and against the dictatorial vultures hovering over the country.In her valiant battle against the forces of darkness and elements of dictatorships, she eventually embraced martyrdom in line with the legacy of her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, he said.

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