Garhi Khuda Bukhsh: The 37th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is being observed today.
Fateha Khawani and Quran Khawani will be held at his grave Garhi Khuda Bukhsh.
The Sindh government has announced public holiday in the province. According to a notification issued, all the Sindh government offices, semi-government, autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under the administrative control of Sindh government will remain closed on the day.
Pakistan Peoples Party has organized programmes in different cities to pay homage to late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also address the gathering in the area during the central ceremony. PPP workers are visiting Bhutto family’s graves and offering prayers for the departed.
On the other hand, Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah, talking to the media, stated that PPP was a democracy loving party. Responding to previous allegations over extensive expenditures on Bhutto’s anniversary, Shah stated that the issuance of Rs. 250 million for death anniversary was misrepresented.