PPP appoints Raja Pervez Ashraf as party’s Punjab president

By: News Desk      Published: 12:09 PM, 28 Aug, 2021
PPP appoints Raja Pervez Ashraf as party’s Punjab president
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Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has appointed former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as new Central Punjab president, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The notification is likely to be issued within the next few days. 

Pervez Ashraf said, “I am thankful to my leadership who reposed confidence in me and I will perform according to the expectations of my leadership.”

The former PM said that he was a party worker and his party always trusted him. “I would make efforts to revive the party in Punjab and will visit each and every corner of central Punjab to activate all party workers,” he added.

Sources say Bilawal Bhutto appointed Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on the demand of party workers. 

It is pertinent to note that on August 26, former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf called on PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari and PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, along with Faryal Talpur, Central President of PPP Women's Wing at Bilawal House in Karachi.