Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) – a multiparty alliance of the opposition on Monday announced to hold its first public gathering in Karachi instead of Quetta on October 18 (Sunday).
Speaking to media in Islamabad, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal announced that the first rally of the Opposition’s Pakistan Democratic Movement due to take place in Quetta on October 18 will now take place in Karachi.
The PDM leaders also announced a new schedule of anti-govt protest rallies across the country.
Ahsan Iqbal said that the opposition parties’ next rally would be held in Quetta on October 25 adding that the PDM will hold massive gatherings in Peshawar and Multan on November 22 and 30, respectively.
“Finally, a massive gathering will be held in Lahore, after which this fake set up will not be able to stand on its feet and the nation will announce that they want the rule of Constitution and law in the country,” Iqbal said without mentioning the date.
Flanked by Shahiq Khaqan Abbasi, who is appointed PDM’s Secretary-General and other senior opposition leaders, Iqbal said the meeting also condemned the first information report (FIR) lodged against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other PML-N leaders.