MULTAN: Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday stated the opposition events’ public assembly in Multan will go forward as deliberate on Monday regardless of the coronavirus restrictions in place to curtail the unfold of the contagious illness.

Pakistan on Sunday recorded 2,829 contemporary infections after conducting 40,369 checks. The variety of energetic instances stood at 47,390.

Addressing the media alongside Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Punjab President Rana Sanaullah Khan and former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani, Fazl stated that the anti-government alliance had initially determined to organise an extended march to Islamabad in Jan 2021.

“Nonetheless, it looks as if the federal government needs us to march to Islamabad earlier [than scheduled] and inform them what they’re price,” he stated. “The rally will probably be held at Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh [stadium] and all employees will probably be there.”

Responding to a query about PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s attendance on the assembly, Sanaullah stated the PDM had not began the motion with the federal government’s permission and Maryam didn’t be a part of after authorities approval both.

“She is going to attend the rally tomorrow and can break all obstacles. Imran Khan has been saying for 3 years that he gained’t spare anybody. Now we gained’t spare him,” he stated.

It’s price mentioning right here that 27-year-old Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, the sister of Pakistan Individuals’s Social gathering (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari will make her political debut on the rally. In response to Gillani, she would deal with the members on behalf of her brother and father as each leaders have been unwell.

“I’m grateful to the federal government that they’ve ensured the rally’s success earlier than it even occurred. [Prime Minister Imran] promised on the ground of the Home that he’ll present containers and meals to the opposition in the event that they wish to maintain rallies. Half that promise has been fulfilled, the containers have arrived.”

He additionally condemned the arrest of PDM employees by police earlier within the day, saying that the alliance has mobilised the Individuals’s Attorneys Discussion board over the arrests.

On Saturday, PPP employees had stormed into  Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh stadium in an effort to set the stage and make preparations for the rally after eradicating the obstacles positioned across the venue by the police.

PML-N employees led a rally in Multan and in addition entered the stadium after it was damaged into.

In response to the PPP Media Cell, their employees had taken management of the administration of the stadium and have additionally arrange a welcoming camp exterior.

PPP chief Ali Qasim Gilani, the son of the previous prime minister, a former member of the provincial meeting (MPA) Javed Siddiqui, Syed Arif Shah Saad Kanju and 25 different celebration employees have been arrested for violating coronavirus SOPs and breaking gates of Qasim Bagh early on Sunday.

“The rally will probably be held in Qila Qasim Bagh (at each value). Right now all of the obstacles of the police and administration have been damaged down. After storming the gates, now we have taken management of the stadium,” PPP chief Musa Gilani had stated.

In the meantime, a case has been registered towards over 300 unidentified folks for vandalism.


A spokesperson for the district administration stated it has accomplished preparations to take care of any emergency state of affairs. “An emergency plan has been ready on the directions of the deputy commissioner,” he stated.

“Officers from the district administration, police and numerous organisations have taken over their duties. Officers of all establishments have been instructed to stay on the district headquarters for the subsequent 72 hours.”

“Directions have additionally been issued to arrange three helipads within the space across the stadium whereas a bomb disposal squad has been readied.”

“A management room has been arrange on the District HQ,” the spokesperson added.