SIALKOT: The Walima ceremony of Asad Asif the son of Sialkot based Khawaja Muhammad Asif Federal Minister for Defense, Water and Power on Tuesday turned into a big political show here. Foolproof security arrangements were made by police and the other security agencies for this event.
The ceremony was held at the lawns of Canal View Town near Saahowala-Sambrial along the main Sialkot-Sambrial-Wazirabad Road. More than 5000 guests including Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, the PML-N central leaders, Senator Pervaiz Rasheed Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Khawaja Saad Rafiq Federal Minister for Railways, Farooq H. Nayek Former Chairman of Senate, several other federal and provincial ministers, Parliamentarians from all the four Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhawa provinces and senior bureaucrats attended the mass ceremony.
No cameras for print and electronic media even the mobile phones carrying were not allowed in and around the venue by the security officials, in this.
The people suffered from great ordeal as the traffic remained badly disrupted due to VIP movement on main Sialkot-Sambrial-Wazirabad Road and the other link roads leading to the venue.