LAHORE - Pakistan People’s Party has decided to take active part in Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections.

A meeting headed by PPP Punjab president Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo yesterday decided that the party would field candidates on two seats which are allocated for Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting also decided to lead a big caravan of party leaders and workers to Ghari Khuda Buksh to take part in the death anniversary of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on April 4.

The meeting was also attended by Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Khurram Latif Khosa, Abid Hussain Siddiqi, Aslam Gill, and others. The participants shared suggestions on AJK elections and evolved strategy to put up a strong and winning fight.

Manzoor Wattoo was optimistic that the party would win both the seats. He directed the party office bearers and the workers to fully prepare for the polls and mobilise the party voters.

“The PPP at the moment is fast regaining roots in Punjab, thanks to the brave and courageous leadership of Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari,” Wattoo said.

, adding that ZA Bhutto was great leader of the Islamic world as he united Muslims from all over the world and made defence of the country impregnable by giving it nuclear capability.

“It was Bhutto who encouraged students, workers, women and farmers to speak for their rights and make their identity known to the world,” he added.