LAHORE - The wedding ceremony of daughter of senior PPP leader Qasim Zia turned out to be a mega event in the City on Monday; as everybody who is somebody was present to greet the couple.

Anum tied knot with Ali Raza, son of Anwar Javed Chaudhry amid large attendance of the gentry comprising politicians, retired and serving bureaucrats, businessmen and senior doctors.

Presence of a good number of politicians from across the political divide virtually made it a political gathering as they exchanged views on hosts of issues. Among them were many sitting and ex-MNAs, MPAs and ministers.  

Senior PPP leaders including Makhdoom Shahabuddin, Ch Ahmad Mukhtar Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, Mian Misbahur Rehman, Samina Khalid Ghurki,  Raja Riaz, Navid Ch, Ex-Additional Director FIA and a close aide to Asif Ali Zardari, Ahmad Riaz Sheikh, Chief of Staff at Bilawal House, Hashham Riaz Sheikh, Barrister Amir Hasan, Makhdum Syed Irtaza and Ch Munawar Anjum were prominent among others.   

Former PPP leaders, Makhdum Faisal Saleh Hayat, Nouraiz Shakoor, Khalid Ahmad Khan Kharral and Munir Ahmad Khan were the centre of attraction in the gathering. Central PML-Q leader Ch Pervaiz Elahi and Shafqat Mehmood of PTI were also part of the ceremony.

Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar, Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayyaz Sadiq, MNA, Pervaiz Malik, provincial Minister Bilal Yasin, Punjab government’s spokesperson Zaeem Qadri and Saeed Akbar Niwani were present among other legislators from the PML-N side.