The protest campaign comes at a time when Pakistan is experiencing an economic crisis, with inflation touching double digits and negative growth. The next general election is scheduled for 2023.
The PPP leader Afghani said in the FIR that Cynthia D Ritchie, a US national residing in Islamabad has used slanderous language on microblogging network Twitter against the former prime minister which hurts the sentiments of millions of people of the country.
Maryam claimed that some federal ministers were beseeching her party to start dialogue, but the PDM has rejected it. However, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz refuted the claim.
Criticising the opposition, the prime minister reiterated that he would not give any National Reconciliation Ordinance-like concession to the opposition leaders no matter how many rallies they staged.
The rally in the city of Multan was held a day after police, on orders from the government, carried out the arrests and banned the gathering, defending the move as necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan.
The announcement came a day after announcing that lawmakers belonging to the constituent parties of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will hand over their resignations to the heads of their parties by Dec 31.
The PPP boss was planning to host the Pakistan Democratic Movement gathering at Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh Stadium in Multan on Nov.30. The gathering will also mark the party's 53rd foundation day.
The PPP chairman has criticised GB Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Raja Shahbaz Khan for holding a news conference in Islamabad and asked him to reveal details of "his meetings with government functionaries” during his stay in the federal capital.
The younger daughter of Asif Zardari has already exhibited her political abilities in her first formal public appearance at the Multan rally of the Pakistan Democratic Movement last month.
A spokesperson of Bilawal House said that the Nikkah of Bakhtawar with Chaudhry will be held on Jan.29 while the Barat is scheduled for Jan.30. The Bilawal House also said that close to 1,000 guests have been invited to the wedding. T