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Stone Pelting Lyari Protesters Disrupt Bilawal’s Election Convoy

JUL 1, 2018: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s convoy was rerouted after a mob stopped it and resorted to stone pelting in Karachi’s Lyari neighborhood on Sunday as he launched his party’s election campaign. Several PPP workers and passersby were injured. Protesters, mostly youngsters, stopped the rally in Bihar Colony and attacked the convoy with sticks and stones, smashing the windows of several vehicles. Bilawal’s convoy was stuck for half-an-hour as the police and PPP workers failed to calm the protesters. The mob was shouting ‘Go Bilawal Go’.Read More

Benazir and Zardari’s Son Bilawal Seeking Revival of Bhutto Legacy in Elections 2018

Most likely route back to power could be a post-election alliance with Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) JUN 5, 2018 — Pakistan’s only major left-leaning political party is fighting for its electoral relevance and to preserve the legacy of the country’s best-known political dynasty “the Bhutto’s” weeks before the country heads to the polls. In his first election campaign, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the scion of the storied Bhutto family who now heads the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), is attempting to recapture the support his mother, two-time former Prime Minister BenazirRead More

PPP Hired Washington Lobbyists Several Times Over a Decade For Meetings, Public Diplomacy

May 22, 2018 (DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Pakistan’s largest moderate and left-of-the-center political party PPP hired lobbyists several time in the USA over a period of 10 years, in pursuit of its goal to make American movers and shakers understand its narrative and remove misconceptions and create a favorable environment for improving Pak-US relations. According to local daily The News, The Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) most recent effort involved hiring Washington-based lobbying firm “Gunster Strategies Worldwide” for one month in February for setting up meetings and media interviews for its Chairman BilawalRead More

‘Influential Political Families Drifting Away From Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)’

(PKONWEB) — With general elections expected to be held this summer, things don’t seem to be going too well with Pakistan Peoples Party as many influential political families of Sindh– PPP’s traditional stronghold, are reportedly interested in joining other political parties or independent groups. PPP was in power in province of Sindh and in the center during the period 2008-2013. Thereafter, PPP lost its hold in the center to Punjab-based PML-Nawaz and remained in control of Sindh government. The country’s largest moderately-toned left of the center political force that theRead More