NAUDERO (Agencies) - The first death anniversary of slain PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto would be observed today throughout the world including Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. The day has been announced as a public holiday. Besides Quran Khwani, various functions, programmes and seminars to commemorate her first death anniversary have been arranged. The central and biggest ceremony would be held in Ghari Khuda Bakhsh, where Benazir Bhutto was buried next to her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. President Asif Ali Zardari is expected to participate in the ceremony. The ceremony would start at 9:00 am from mausoleum of Benazir. Collective dua would be offered at 11:00 am and Langar (food) would be distributed among the participants. Mushaira would be held at 2:00 pm where Sindhi and Urdu poets throughout the country would pay glowing tribute to Benazir Bhutto. Public gathering would be held at 3:00 pm to be addressed by PPP central leaders. Two minutes silence would be observed at 5:20 pm, the time when Benazir Bhutto was assassinated after public gathering in Liaquat Bagh, Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007. At 5:30 pm, documentary film on life of Benazir Bhutto would be screened while the announcement to conclude ceremonies would be made at 6:00 pm. Caravan throughout the country have started arriving in Naudero to participate in the ceremonies. Stalls and temporary shops would remain open in Ghari Khuda Baksh. A caravan comprising hundreds of PPP activists and vehicles under the leadership of PPP chapter President Rana Aftab left for Larkana on Friday. Eight goats were sacrificed before leaving to Larkana. The activists chanted slogan "Zinda Hay Bibi Zinda Hay" on the occasion. Special trains are being run by Pakistan Railways from Lahore, Sukkar and other major cities of the country. Electronic media would also broadcast special programme on life of Benazir Bhutto while special supplement would be published in national dailies. Talks shows, debates and writing competitions would also be held in different cities of the country. The State Bank of Pakistan introduced Rs 10 coin on the occasion. Public gatherings would also be held at district, tehsil and city party headquarters in AJK. The biggest ceremony to shed light on sacrifices rendered by Benazir Bhutto for cause of democracy would be held in Muzaffarabad. Giving details of programme, Former PPP Central Deputy Chief Organiser of AJK Shaukat Javed Mir told mediamen that Quran Khwani for soul of party founder Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto would be held in Neelum, Muzaffarabad. Various ceremonies have been arranged to highlight her achievements. Langar would also be distributed, he said. He went on to say that Quran Khwani under the aegis women wing would be held at house of Party Central Secretary-General and Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Chauhdry Latif Akbar. In order to pay tribute to Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, public rally under the aegis of People's Student Federation would be taken out from Post Graduate College Muzaffarabad, he said. Answering a question, he said, various caravans have left for Larkana from different districts and cities of AJK. Strict security measures would be observed in Larkana, Ghari Khuda Baksh and Naudero. Police and army have taken control of the area.