OKARA

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Central Punjab President Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo has said that Makhdoom Ameen Fahim will represent the PPP in All Parties Conference (APC) on national security while Khurshid Shah will attend the conference as leader of the Opposition.

Talking to media persons here on Sunday, Manzoor Wattoo said that it was hoped that meeting of political and military leadership under the chair of prime minister would help a lot in chalking out joint strategy for the national security.

He said that Asif Ali Zardari after completing his tenure as the president would continue his responsibilities as party chief while staying in Lahore and will take active part in political activities.

He said that the masses had attached much hopes with the APC for chalking out new policy against the menace of terrorism and extremism.

Wattoo hoped that new faces would be included in the new organisational setup of the party.

The PPP provincial president said that in the days to come, the party leadership would meet political figures and discuss the setback in the recent by-elections and to remove the drawbacks and inaccuracies, new strategy will be chalked out.

Wattoo claimed that Asif Ali Zardari was desirous to give opportunity to new people in organisational setup to again functionalise the PPP across the country.

social security cards: District Coordination Officer (DCO) Dr Farah Masood has directed the Social Security Department to prepare computerised data of the brick kiln workers to ensure early issuance of social security cards to them.

While addressing a meeting of district vigilance committee here the other, she directed the Nadra officials to arrange mobile van for visit to the brick kilns to issue CNICs to the workers.

Meanwhile, in another meeting with the office-bearers of an NGO, the DCO urged the citizens and NGOs to play collective role to create awareness about AIDs and its impact among the masses.