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PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address the rally in Multan today

MULTAN (Monitoring Desk): In a bid to show its political strength, Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) will hold a rally in Multan today.

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address the rally.

Khawaja Rizwan Alam, the party’s senior vice-president for South Punjab, said that as many as 80,000 chairs have been set up for the party workers at the Qasim Bagh stadium, and the party is expecting 150,000 people to attend the gathering.

The rally organisers have claimed that the stage will have the capacity to accommodate 200 leaders.

PPP’s Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah, former premier Raja Pervez Asharf, former Lahore governor Makhdoom Ahmed Mehmood and other party leaders are also expected to address the participants of the gathering today.

Mild earthquake jolts parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PESHAWAR (Monitoring Desk): A mild earthquake jolted parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province early Friday.

Tremors were felt in Peshawar, Chitral and other parts of the province.

The magnitude of the quake was recorded at 4.6 on the Richter scale, according to the seismological centre.

Its epicentre was located in Hindukush region in Afghanistan at a depth of 186 kilometres.

Fortunately, no loss of life and property was reported in its wake.