BAHAWALPUR - The people of Bahawalpur have appreciated PML-N leader Makhdoom Javed Hashmi’s decision to join the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf.

They said that it was an eye opener that the policies of the PPP, the PML-N and other political parties were not in line with people’s demands, adding that the move would bring a positive change in the national politics.

They remarked that after the complete support of one of the most respectable figures of the country, the PTI would gain strength. They expressed the hope that Imran Khan would be able to bring revolution to make her a welfare state. Progress and prosperity is a dream of the people since establishment of Pakistan.

Passes away: Former district officer (health) Dr Abdullah Khalid was laid to rest at One Unit Staff Colony Graveyard here.

His funeral prayers were attended by officials, citizens and relatives. He died last night at Bahawal Victoria Hospital. He is survived by two sons and one daughter.