LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz will attend the death anniversary event of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on December 27 in Larkana.
According to a schedule released by PML-N, Maryam Nawaz will reach Sukkur on December 26, where she will address the workers convention of the party. Later, she will visit Larkana to attend the death anniversary event of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari had invited Maryam Nawaz to attend his mother’s death anniversary event at Garhi Khuda Buksh earlier this month which she accepted.
According to a statement from Bilawal House, the PPP chairman spoke to Maryam over the phone and discussed the political situation arising after the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) recent political gatherings,
Maryam and Bilawal had discussed the upcoming Senate elections, vowing that no unconstitutional means would be allowed as they allegedly did during the 2018 general elections.
The PML-N’s Sindh chapter has intensified their efforts to ensure a warm welcome for Maryam Nawaz in her first political appearance in interior Sindh.
The PPP has been working to organise another power show of the PDM on the 13th death anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Bilawal has contacted leaders of the alliance’s component parties and invited them to attend the rally.
Leaders of the PML-N Sindh chapter held a meeting to devise a strategy to accord a warm welcome to Maryam on her arrival at the Sukkur airport, organise a convention for party workers from rural Sindh and make the party’s presence in the Larkana rally visible.
PML-N Sindh president Shah Muhammad Shah, provincial secretary-general Miftah Ismail, central vice-president and former governor Muhammad Zubair, MNA Kheal Das Kohistani, provincial spokesperson Khalid Sheikh attended the meeting held at Shah’s residence in Karachi on Saturday.
Kohistani said the party supporters and workers in interior Sindh were eager to welcome Maryam on her first visit to the region. He said the arrival date of Maryam to Sukkur would be finalised in a few days after a meeting of the PML-N leaders.