PPP not to join Raiwind march

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Wednesday decided not to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in their march to Raiwind in a bid to press the government to form a high-powered inquiry commission over Panama Papers’ startling revelations.
According to sources, the decision was taken in a meeting of PPP Core Committee headed by the party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
Khurshid Shah and Senator Aitezaz Ahsan, opposition leaders in the National Assembly and the Senate respectively, briefed the meeting over Panama Papers’ disclosures.
The PPP core committee decided to formulate issue-to-issue strategy in consultation with PTI in the Parliament, the sources said.
All Pakistan People’s Party organizations down to the district level in all the provinces and South Punjab have been dissolved and replaced with a five member organizing committee at the provincial level in each province to recommend re-organization of the Party within three months.
Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the decision was taken when a delegation of senior party leaders called on the Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Zardari House Islamabad to welcome the Party Chairman in the federal capital. Bilawal Bhutto had arrived in Islamabad Tuesday he said.
All Pakistan People’s Party organizations down to the district level in all the provinces and South Punjab have been dissolved and replaced with a five member organizing committee at the provincial level in each province to recommend re-organization of the Party within three months.
The senior Party leadership who met the Chairman included Faryal Talpur MNA, former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, Syed Khurshid Shah, Farooq Naek, Aitzaz Ahsan, Nayyar Bokhari, Latif Khosa, Sherry Rehman, Naveed Qamar, Jehangir Bader, Faisal Karim Kundi, Saleem Mandviwala, Rehman Malik, Qamar Kaira, Ijaz Jhakrani, Jamil Soomro, Rukhsana Bangash, Fouzia Habib and Farhatullah Babar.

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