Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and party President Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari have paid homage to the founding Chairman of PPP and the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on his 93rd birthday.
In his message on 93rd birthday of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said “Through his political wisdom and sagacity, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto not only had 90,000 Prisoners of War (PoWs) freed and thousands of square kilometers occupied by the enemy vacated, he also laid foundations of nuclear power to safeguard the country from the repetition of such debacles in future,” he added.
Bilawal said no patriotic Pakistani can forget the aims and efforts to strengthen the economy of the country launching macro and micro level industrializations, education institutions, a unanimous constitution, lifting up the poor and political empowerment of every segment of the society.
In a separate message, Former President Asif Ali Zardari said that Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto taught the importance of political consciousness, having the courage to speak up and how to live with pride and gave the nation a unanimous Constitution of 1973, still the symbol of the federation.
He was a supporter and helper of the oppressed and the poor who had been exploited for centuries, and as well as a strong and effective voice for the weaker sections of the society.
He said Shaheed Bhutto was a symbol of unity for the Muslim all over the world. Zardari said that PPP is steadfast in following the footsteps of its founding Chairman by making his philosophy and ideas a beacon of hope.
He said that it was a great victory for the admirers of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto that even his opponents appreciated his services to the nation and country.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto was a Pakistani barrister and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1973 to 1977, and prior to that as the fourth President of Pakistan from 1971 to 1973. He was also the founder of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).