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Bilawal expresses concern over detention of opposition leaders   

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday expressed concern over the recent detentions of opposing leaders in the country. Chairing a high-level meeting of PPP, Bilawal Bhutto slammed the government for apprehending Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Leaders Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique and termed it political victimization. PPP senior leaders Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Qaim Ali Shah and others were also present in the meeting. The meeting…

Bilawal vows to ensure constitutional rights of GB people

GILGIT: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday vowed to ensure the constitutional rights of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan if voted to power. Addressing a public meeting at 'Polo Ground', Bilawal said his relationship with the people of Gilgit-Baltistan is ages-old and hoped that the people of GB would support him as they supported his grandfather Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and mother Benazir Bhutto in the past. The PPP chairman said that Asif Ali Zardari had fulfilled his promise and gave an…

‘Tolerance an integrated part of Islamic teachings’: Bilawal on World Tolerance Day

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that the world needs tolerance today greater than ever because the right-winged politics across the world has wreaked havoc and rocked the foundation of basic civilized society.    In his message on the occasion of World Tolerance Day, which is commemorated on November 16 every year, he said that since the Global Village of today has promoted immense opportunities for a reciprocal dialogue but at the same moment, it has also allowed…

Bilawal extends greetings to Hindu community on Diwali festival

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended greetings to the Hindu communities all over the world in general and Pakistan particular on the eve of Diwali festival being celebrated on Wednesday. In his message on Diwali, the PPP Chairman held out assurances to the non-Muslims living in Pakistan that his Party will always stand for their protection and promotion as equal citizens of the state as per the vision of the founding fathers of the country and teachings of our religion Islam,…

Palwasha Behram appointed as PPP Deputy Information Secretary

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday appointed Palwasha Behram Khan as Deputy Information Secretary of the party with immediate effect. In a Twitter statement, the party said: “Chairman #PPP @BBhuttoZardari has appointed, Ms. Palwasha Behram Khan as Deputy Information Secretary Pakistan Peoples Party with immediate effect. A notification in this regard was issued from the Chairman's Secretariat by his Political Secretary Jameel Soomro on Sunday.” Meanwhile, the PPP chairman…

Bilawal stresses joint efforts against impunity for crimes against journalists

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that impunity for crimes against journalists was an international issue as undemocratic regimes, extremist and anti-people forces are bent upon to wipe out press freedom from the globe. In his message on the 'International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists', the PPP chairman said that no single nation can eliminate this injustice and solution in this regard is linked in serious, coordinated and practical steps by the…

Govt seems totally clueless about the economy, says Bilawal

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said this government seems totally clueless about the economy and has no sense of direction. “This government has no sense of direction when it comes to the economy. Those who claimed that they will break the begging bowl and announced that they will not go to the IMF are now asking for the biggest loan in Pakistan’s history,” said Bilawal. He added that the PPP government faced the worst economic crisis when it came to power, but still managed to…

SC rejects petition for suspension of police officers’ bail in Benazir murder case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition seeking suspension of bails granted to police officers Saud Aziz and Khurram Shahzad in the Benazir Bhutto murder case.  The petition was filed by the mother of slain PPP leader Benazir Bhutto’s chief security officer Tauqeer Kaira who was also killed in the terror attack that targeted her in 2007. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) had granted bail to the two officers after an anti-terrorism court convicted and sentenced them to 17 years imprisonment in the case .…

Terrorism biggest threat to world peace: Bilawal

KARACHI: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari says violence and terrorism are the biggest threat to world peace. In his message on the occasion of International Day of Peace, he said only peace on earth guarantees people's growth and progress. The world will have to fight injustices, discrimination and oppression, he added. Mr Bhutto-Zardari said the international community will also have to raise voice for the poor, underprivileged and helpless segments of society and promote democracy in under-developed countries and…

Zardari, Bilawal visit Jati Umra to condole with Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday met former premier Nawaz Sharif to condole with him on the death of his wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. Rehman Malik, Qamar Zaman Kaira and other PPP leaders accompanied them during their visit to Jati Umra. The PPP leaders condoled with the former premier and members of his family on the demise of the former first lady and paid tribute to her for her contribution to the country and democracy. Speaking about…