Fifteen poor and deserving couples tied the knot at a mass-wedding arranged by Mian Saifullah Memorial Trust in Kolo Tarar, the native village of State Minister Saira Afzal Tarar here on Sunday.

On the occasion, Mian Saifullah Memorial Trust Chairperson Aliya Usman Tarar and General Secretary Ch Mamoon Jafar Tarar informed that the trust has arranged dowry worth about Rs150,000 for each bride. More than 200 guests from the families of brides and bridegrooms as well as villagers attended the function. The brides expressed gratitude to the organisers for this noble gesture and said that such ceremonies are need of the hours.

Later, all the guests were entertained with lunch.

GREETED: The lawyers and citizen of Hafizabad have greeted Ch Muhammad Ahsan Bhoon, Ch Azam Nazir Tarar and Abid Saqi for their election as members of Pakistan Bar Council. In a statement to the press, over five dozen advocates and citizen including DBA General Secretary Amanullah Sandhu, Mirza Muhammad Ajmal Jurral said that it is a great honour for Hafizabad from which all the three renowned lawyers belong.