LAHORE - The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) took out a rally on Tuesday, led by Punjab President and State Interior Minister Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, to express solidarity with President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani.
The participants of the rally which later left for Sahiwal were raising slogans ‘Jeay Bhutto’. Speaking on the occasion, Imtiaz Safdar Warraich said that people of the Punjab had reposed confidence in the PPP by taking part in the rally in a large number.
He said President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani were democratically elected and those who were criticising them were trying to derail democracy in the country.
Replying to a question about the Turkish prime minister’s address to the joint session of the parliament, Warraich said that Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Ch Nisar Ahmed Khan in his speech had tried to say the nation was divided into two sections.
The state minister said Ch Nisar, being the opposition leader had the right to criticise the government but at that time he should have welcomed the guest instead of painting a negative image of the country.
Punjab police sends red book of head-money
terrorists to KP: Punjab police sent red book of most wanted terrorists to Khyber Pakhtunkhawa government and FATA Secretariat on Tuesday for their arrest.
According to details, the new red book sent by Punjab police through provincial home department to FATA Secretariat and home department of KP contains a list of 54 wanted terrorists whose collective head bounty has been fixed at Rs 75 million.
The first portion of the red book contains the names of terrorists involved in suicide attacks on important government and political personalities and sensitive locations.
The second and third portion of the red book of Punjab police contains names of proclaimed offenders belonging to different sects.
The red book also contains head bounties of various important figures of banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).