Sunday, March 25, 2012

Evening in the Bay: Launch of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Northern California Chapter and PTI Fundraiser

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) is youngest political party in Pakistan but is gaining wide spread support in Pakistan very fast. Its founder, Imran Khan is attracting large crowds during political rallies in Pakistan. PTI is also very popular among over-seas Pakistanis around the world. Recently, some young volunteers launched PTI's Northern California Chapter with a fundraiser. Evening in the Bay's Naima Azam was there to talk to these young leaders. The program's keynote speaker was one of Pakistan's senior politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi who is now member of PTI. Salman Ahmed of Junoon fame was also present to show support to the new PTI chapter and to sing some of the patriotic songs of Junoon. Salman also talked to WBT-TV's Faraz Syed about his possible upcoming US concert tour. More than 170 people attended the event.

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