Nawab Shah (January 12, 2018): Pakistan Peoples Party Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari has announced to contest the upcoming general elections from the district.
Zardari met the party workers at Peoples Secretariat on Friday, where he told them to expedite the election campaign. The PPP co-chairperson told workers he would contest the general elections from the constituency in Nawabshah.
While speaking to the workers, Zardari said PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari will be the next prime minister of the country.
He said they wanted to come into power to work further on making Sindh a model province, adding that all the development projects were being completed there.The party co-chairperson reiterated PPP’s promise on providing employment opportunities, saying jobs will be given on merit and that Sindh will have the highest rate of employment.
Earlier his son and the Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto inaugurated NICVD hospital and visited Lal Shehbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan. Addressing to a ceremony after the visit, Bilwal Bhutto claimed that his grandfather, Zulifqar Bhutto and mother had spent most part of their lives to serve for the welfare of the people and therefore he was too keen to make every person of Sindh prosperous.
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Bilawal Bhutto said that the Sindh government has carried out exemplary work for the welfare of people, but still rivals question the services rendered by the party.
Admiring Sindh government he said, “Treatment of heart is most expensive and poor can’t afford, therefore PPP has made possible free of cost treatment of heart and today inauguration of heart hospital is live example of it.”He admitted that despite Sindh government’s all out efforts lot of issues remains unsolved, however PPP stand with its commitment of getting destination of prosperous Sindh and stable Pakistan.
Bilawal criticised his political rivals saying that in Punjab one can only see advertisements but no real progress.
The PPP chairman said that Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated an incomplete hospital in Lahore, adding that the PPP will complete the project.“Now the public has to decide if they want metro or free medical treatment?” said Bilawal.
On Jan 8, in an event in Sukkur, the PPP chairman stressed the importance of empowering women.
Bilawal remarked that PPP has played an immense role to empower women. “PPP introduced pro-women legislation,” he said, adding the government of Asif Ali Zardari brought revolutionary programmes such as Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).
PPP is working with various NGOs to promote development, Bilawal remarked, adding that party also supports organisations providing support to women.