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Bilawal due in Peshawar today

Updated July 13, 2018


PESHAWAR: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will arrive in Peshawar on Friday (today) to condole the death of Awami National Party leader Haroon Bilour and the political workers who lost their lives in the Tuesday’s suicide attack.

He will also hold meetings with his party’s former MNAs and MPAs and members of central executive committee and provincial cabinet at the residence of provincial president Mohammad Humayun Khan in Peshawar. The meeting will discuss the current political situation, law and order and his party’s preparation for the coming general elections.

On Saturday, the PPP chief will leave Peshawar for Malakand district where he is contesting election from NA-8, Malakand. The party workers will receive him at the customs checkpost in Sakhakot at 10am and he will lead a rally from there to Batkhela. He will address a public meeting at Zafar Park at 6pm.

Azam Afridi, head of the Bilawal’s election campaign, told this correspondent on Thursday that the party’s preparations for election were in full swing and the PPP chief would win with a big margin.

Published in Dawn, July 13th, 2018