Lahore: Advisor Health Khawaja Salman Rafiq, Parliamentary Secretary Health Kh. Imran Nazir, Malik Pervez MNA and Advisor Kh. Ahmad Hassaan led a family Independence walk from Hussain Chowk to Liberty Chowk Gulberg in connection with Independence celebrations in which a large number of people participated.
Thalassemia patients under treatment at Sundas Foundation especially participated in the walk the purpose of which was to thank Chief Minister Punjab for providing special funds to the Sundas Foundation.
Participants of the family walk were carrying banners and national flags. Prayers were offered for the solidarity, prosperity, stability and success of Pak Army operation Zarb-e-Azb against terrorists at the end of the walk.
Candles were lit to pay homage to the martyrs of Pak Army on the occasion.
Meanwhile,PML-N workers taken out a rally in connection with independence celebrations in Gulshan Ravi Lahore in which thousands of people carrying national flags participated.
Rana Mashud led the walk.On the occasion he addressed to the participants and said that brave people of PP-149 Lahore by participating in a function regarding Pakistan’s independence in large numbers has given a message to those ruining Pakistan that they are with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and will join hands with them for foiling every conspiracy against the country.
He said that Imran Khan is bent upon to take people to Islamabad on the basis of lie and we will take people to KPK on the basis of truth. He said that if Tahir ul Qadri with his 20,000 people says that he will change the system and Imran Khan with 50,000 people can demand mid-term elections then we will stop the way of Imran Khan in Lahore with lakhs of people. He said that Islamabad is far away and we will cordon off Zaman Park Lahore.
Earlier MNA Mehr Ishtiaq Ahmad said that the nation faced price hike and unemployment as a result of toppling of PML-N government in 1999 and is facing its consequences till today. He said that people of Pakistan are with Mian Nawaz Sharif and under his leadership, every sacrifice will be made for the prosperity of Pakistan.