AWP kick starts preparations for federal congress

The party’s third congress is scheduled for March 12-13, 2022 to be held at Lahore

The Awami Workers Party (AWP) kicked off preparations for its federal congress scheduled for 12-13 March 2022 with a workers’ meeting held at the Lahore party office on Friday.

The session was addressed by party Federal President Yusuf Mustikhan, general secretary Akhtar Hussain, Federal Committee member Aasim Sajjad and Gilgit-Baltistan leader Baba Jan.

The meeting brought together party leaders and members from Lahore, Sheikhupura, Hafizabad and Gujranwala featuring a lively debate on the political document prepared by the party for the Congress.

AWP organizing secretary Javed Akhtar, Professor Salahuddin, Rana Azam Advocate, Zahid Pervez, Labour Secretary Safdar Sandhu, and Punjab secretary Abdia Choudhry also took part in the discussion.

More generally the party leadership impressed the need for unity in the ranks and file to strengthen the party and make it a genuine alternative force to the status quo.

The meeting also formally sent felicitations to the heroic farmers’ movement in India which has just won a spectacular victory against the neoliberal anti-people agenda spearheaded by the Hindu supremacist Modi regime.

The party also expressed solidarity with the people and leadership of Cuba, Nicaragua, Bolivia and Sudan against the imperialist plots of coup attempts to overthrow democratically elected governments. The party also expressed solidarity with the protesting fisherfolk of Gwadar, katchi abadi residents fighting eviction in Karachi and Islamabad, and students as well as youth all over the country.


Awami Workers Party is a Left-wing revolutionary party of the working class, working people. peasants, women, youth, students and marginalised communities. It strives to bring about structural changes in society set up an egalitarian society based on social justice, equality, and free from all kinds of exploitation and discrimination on the basis of faith, religion, class, nationality, gender and colour.