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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari shows solidarity with inflation-hit people

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

ISLAMABAD: Showing solidarity with the people of the country, Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his party stands with the people against the worst inflation across the country.

In his statement issued on Wednesday, he commended the die-hard PPP workers for staging protests against inflation in cities and towns.

Bilawal went on to say that the protests against inflation in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is a writing on the wall, adding that the PPP’s systematic campaign against inflation, which has been going on for 15 days, is in fact a reflection of the sentiments of the people.

“The PPP stands with the people against the worst inflation in the country,” he said.

On the other hand, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islamabad-Fazl have staged a protest rally against rising inflation and unemployment in the country.

The workers of the PML-N and JUI_F reached Murree Road after crossing police barricades and observed sit-in. The protestors are chanting slogans of ‘gas thief’ ‘flour thief’ in the demonstration.

The rally is being held following the announcement by the party leadership to hold the first countrywide protest in Rawalpindi against inflation from today.

The decision to hold rally was made in a high-level meeting of the party held under the chairmanship of PML-N President and Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif. The meeting decided to take direct action to protect the rights of the people.