ISLAMABAD - (APP) A PPP activists has been appointed as Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Deputy Information Secretary. The PPP workers from across the country have lauded party decision of bringing dedicated activist like Mian Shams to its mainstream. Mian Shams remained spokesperson of President Asif Ali Zardari till his elevation to the top office of the country. He was the chief campaigner of release of Asif Ali Zardari and led several demonstration in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi to press the governments of Nawaz Sharif and Musharraf for the purpose. Besides that he internationalized the issue of President Zardaris illegal arrest from Lahore soon after dismissal of Benazir Bhuttos government on November 5, 1996. He wrote to the foreign missions against dismissal of PPP government and unlawful detention of Asif Ali Zardari. After Asif Ali Zardari got elected to the Senate, he pressed on then Chairman Senate Waseem Sajjad for issuance of production orders of Asif Ali Zardari for his participation in Senate session by staging demonstrations in front of parliament house. He faced brutal police attacks during these demonstrations. Mian Shams also arranged seminars and public meetings to press the then government to release Asif Zardari. He remained one of the focal persons for designing and implementing campaigns, demonstrations and protests and mainly focused on policy making of PPP during oppressive regimes of Nawaz and Musharraf. He led media campaign for release of Asif Ali Zardar and managed publication of articles in the leading daily newspapers of the country. Besides that he spearheaded campaign against the then National accountability Bureau Chairman, Saifurrehman for implicating Asif Ali Zardari and Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto in false cases.