KARACHI - A joint meeting of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) office-bearers, parliamentarians, local bodies heads and notables from Tharparkar and Umerkot districts was chaired by former President of Pakistan and President PPP at Bilawal House here on Friday.

PPP Women Wing President MNA Faryal Talpur was also present on occasion, said a statement issued here.

The meeting was attended by President PPP Sindh Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Home Minister Suhail Anwar Sial, Ziaul Hassan Lanjar, Member Central Executive Committee MNA Nawab Yousuf Talpur, PPP Mirpurkhas Division President Aftab Hussain Jillani, President PPP Tharparker Senator Gianchand, President PPP Umerkot Syed Ali Mardan Shah, Ministers Sardar Ali Shah, Special Assistant to Chief Minister Dr Khatumal Jeewan, Nawab Taimoor Talpur, MPAs, Party office-bearers, the elected Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the District Councils, Municipal and Town Committees and notables from both districts.

PPP leaders from Tharparkar and Umerkot apprised Asif Ali Zardari about the political landscape of both the districts and the development projects carried out by PPP government in their respective areas.

Addressing the Party leaders , former President Asif Ali Zardari said that both Tharparkar and Umerkot districts will immensely benefit from Thar Coal Project, which is going to change the fate of every soul in the area. He said that Thar Coal Project was the dream of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and hoped that it would be completed within schedule and start feeding coal-fired power to national grid by the end of 2019.