ISLAMABAD - Pakistan People’s Party Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Thursday nominated office-bearers for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Jammu Kashmir chapters of the party.

For PPP Labour Bureau Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he approved the names of M Aslam Adil as President, Baz Muhamad Khan as General Secretary and Lal Badshah as Information Secretary, said a PPP statement. For PPP Doctor Forum Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the name of Dr Nisar Khan was approved for President, Dr Dawood Khan as General Secretary and Dr Faheem Khan as the Information Secretary. For PPP Minority Wing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,  Naseeb Chand was appointed as the President,  Yasir Bhatti as General Secretary and Arif Masih as the Information Secretary. For PPP Cultural Wing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Khwaja Yawar Naseer was appointed as the President, Tahir Abbas as the General Secretary and Mansoor Zafar as Information Secretary.

For People’s Youth Organisation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Malik Amjad was approved as the President, Sami Khan as the General Secretary and Hanif Khan as the Information Secretary. For People’s Student Federation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rashid Afridi was named as the President, Riaz Yousafzai as the General Secretary and Inamullah Dawoodzai as the Information Secretary.            

Bilawal also appointed office-bearers for Mirpur Division and three districts of AJK.

Raja Zafarullah Khan has been named as President Mirpur Division of AJK. For Kotli Chaudhry Pervez Akbar Advocate has been appointed as the President and Maqbool Ghorsi as the General Secretary.

In Poonch District, Hafiz Muhammad Saghir was named as President and Chaudhry Javed Iqbal Advocate as the General Secretary.

In Bagh Sardar Abdul Majeed Advocate was named the President while Sardar Aurangzeb Khan would serve as the General Secretary. 

Meanwhile yesterday, PPP leader Senator Rehman Malik asked the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Law to draft proposals for amendments in the existing law to enhance the punishment for those found involved in Child abuse or sexual assault.

In a letter to the above Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Law, Malik asked for proposal of stringent punishment “hanging to death” to criminals of such nature to create a deterrent.

He asked the above ministries to submit the said proposals in the meeting of the Senate’s Interior Committee to be held on January 22.