PPP lawmakers warmly welcome Talpur at Sindh Assembly.


KARACHI -- The Pakistan People's Party lawmakers warmly welcomed Faryal Talpur, their leader and sister of the party President Asif Asif Ali Zardari, during her first appearance in the Sindh Assembly session after obtaining bail in the fake account case.

Faryal was received by the party colleagues who also showered flowers at the entrance and gave her standing ovation in the house. Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani also welcomed and congratulated Faryal on her and Zardari's bail. 'As a custodian of this house, I am proud of you,' Durrani told Faryal.

She also expressed gratitude to Durrani for issuing her production orders during the assembly session and the party leadership Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Asif Ali Zardari for their support. She also thanked the judiciary for approving her bail plea on merit. Coming down hard on the National Accountability Bureau for 'victimization' in the name of accountability, Faryal said the investigators were talking about corruption of trillions of rupees but she was implicated in the case of just Rs 30 million. 'I was the only women from Sindh in Adiala Jail and was being shifted in armoured personnel carrier. But I have faced all these difficulties with courage as I am daughter of Sindh,' she added.

Minister for Culture Syed Sardar Shah, Information Minister Saeed Ghani Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh, Minister for Energy Mukesh Kumar Chawla and other PPP members including Hina Dastagir, Praveen Basheer Qaimkhani, Ghulam Qadir Chandio, Syeda Marvi Faseeh, Dr Sohrab Sarki, Zulfikar Shah, Jam Madad Ali and Seemi Soomro also spoke and congratulated Faryal on her bail.

Muhammad Hussain Khan of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan also congratulated Faryal and demanded that all women under trial prisoners should not be confined in jails instead they could be...

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