MULTAN: Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) is set to demonstrate political strength in Multan at Qasim Bagh stadium on Friday (today).
All arrangements have been finalized and the venue has been decorated with party flags and posters. As many as 80,000 chairs have been placed at the venue of the public meeting.
The rally organizers have claimed that the stage has a capacity to accommodate 200 party leaders.
PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address the rally, besides PPP’s Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, Opposition leader Khursheed Shah, former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gillani, Raja Pervaiz Asharf, Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood and other party leaders are also expected to address participants of the gathering today.
The city administration has inspected all security arrangements for the event by late night, besides deploying police personnel at and around the venue.
All activists and workers of the PPP kept on rallying across the city on Thursday night in an attempt to mobilize masses to attend today’s public gathering.
The party is expecting a mammoth crowd today in the public meeting.
PPP has recently held a public rally at Parade Ground in Islamabad to mark the party’s 50th foundation day.
Political pundits are of the opinion that the gathering today will be the compass of the party’s popularity in the backdrop of the party’s foundation celebrations last week.