LAHORE: A number of political leaders of South Punjab on Wednesday called on Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari at the Bilawal House on Wednesday.
The leaders fron South Punjab announced to join the PPP in the meeting while Asif Zardari welcomed the decision of the political leaders from Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Bahawalnagar, Mianwali, Okara and Khanewal.
Rasool Bakhsh Jatoi, Qutab Fareed Kareja, Sardar Shamshir Mazari, Syed Qayem Ali Shamsi, Sardar Allah Bakhsh Leghari, Pir Jaffer Muzzamil Shah, Mian Alamdar Qureshi, Abdul Ghafoor Arain and Yasir Atta Qureshi announced to join the party in the meeting.
It is to be mentioned here that the PPP could win only six NA seats from Punjab in the 2018 general election.
The PPP leader said many political figures from Multan would also join the party shortly as ex-premier Gilani would take a decision on their future after discussions with the senior party leadership.