Islamabad, April 03, 2013 (PPI-OT): Dr. Fehmida Mirza has said that Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was a visionary and dauntless leader who will live forever in the hearts and minds of the people of Pakistan. “Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto struggled for a modern, democratic and developed Pakistan free from exploitation and obscurantism where people’s will shall prevail. She said this in her message on the 34th Death Anniversary of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto being observed tomorrow.
Dr. Fehmida Mirza said that Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was beacon of light for the downtrodden and disadvantaged people and his political objective was based on the common man’s right to rule through a fair representative system and their economic empowerment. She said that Shaheed Bhutto was an icon of principles and opted for martyrdom rather than leaning down in front of the dictatorial forces.
Madam Speaker said that the framing of the unanimous Federal, Democratic and representative Constitution of 1973, initiation the Nuclear program, holding of the OIC summit of 1974 at Lahore, the construction of Karakoram Highway, Steel Mills, Port Qasim, Heavy Mechanical Complex, and land reforms are the silent monuments to Shaheed Bhutto’s memory. She said that Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto undoubtedly laid the foundation of strong support structures for the economy of the country.
Dr. Fehmida Mirza called upon the Nation to forge unity and shun political differences in order to strengthen the democracy and to face the diverse challenges presently being faced by the country. She said that by following the footsteps of the Quaid-e-Awam, we would be able to rise as a progressive and a responsible nation in the comity of Nations. She prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the soul of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in eternal peace.
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