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Nawaz Sharif’s convoy resumes journey towards Lahore on second day

Nawaz Sharif’s convoy resumes journey towards Lahore on second day
August 10, 2017

RAWALPINDI, 10 August: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s convoy on Thursday departed from Rawalpindi towards its destination, Lahore via GT Road.
Before resuming his journey towards Lahore, Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders at Punjab House in Rawalpindi. Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and other high officials attended the meeting. The meeting discussed future strategy for the rally.
The PML-N caravan led by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would reach Guranwala today via GT Road passing through Kharian, Lala Musa and Gujrat.
Nawaz Sharif is expected to address a gathering of supporters in Jehlum. Preparations for his address has been completed in Jehlum. Score of PML-N workers and supporters are participating the caravan.
Nawaz began the second leg of his ‘homecoming rally’ earlier after leaving in his cavalcade from Punjab House. The former premier formally set off his journey from Rawalpindi’s Kacheri Chowk, where hordes of supporters had gathered and traffic was suspended for the general public.
The former premier’s convoy includes senior party leaders Amir Muqam, Abid Sher Ali, Hanif Abbasi, Marvi Memon and Zaeem Qadri, among others.
The Rawalpindi traffic police also made special arrangements to ensure the rally passes through smoothly from Kacheri Chowk, along the GT Road, to Rawat’s T-Chowk.
On Wednesday, Nawaz Sharif set out from Punjab House, Islamabad after deciding to go home to Lahore via the GT Road earlier.

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