LAHORE - A warm welcome is awaiting the newly nominated central Punjab president of PPP Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo, as he arrives in the City on Monday afternoon (today) for the first time after assuming his new responsibilities.  

A large number of PPP workers and local leaders are expected to give him a rousing welcome at the Airport setting aside their reservations about his nomination. “We have made elaborate arrangements to welcome Mr Wattoo despite reservations against the leadership’s decision”, party’s Lahore Vice-President Afnan Butt told TheNation, who also informed that he had got erected a very huge hoarding at the Airport to welcome the new president.   

From the Airport, Wattoo would be driven to Nasir Bagh in the form of a procession which would reach the culmination point after passing through The Mall. He would be accompanied by the newly nominated General Secretary, Tanvir Ashraf Kaira who happens to be a cousin of Federal Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira. At Nasir Bagh, Manzoor Wattoo would address party workers.