Rich tributes paid to Zulfikar Ali Bhutto


KARACHI – Zulfikar Ali Bhutto strengthened the federation and ensured inter-provincial harmony besides bringing real democracy to the country, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Sharmila Farooqui said on Sunday.
Paying rich tributes to the PPP’s founding chairman on the eve of his 32nd death anniversary, she said that Bhutto wanted to build the country’s reputation worldwide through his great foreign policies.
Farooqui said that the best way to pay homage to Bhutto is to continue his struggle for achieving the goal of federal polity, follow his footprints and promote his political and ideological philosophy. She said that Bhutto raised political awareness among people and rose against dictatorship.
“He highlighted national pride and upheld the country’s integrity.”
She said that the Bhutto’s philosophy behind the foundation of the PPP was to raise the living standards of the people of Pakistan through education, healthcare system and lucrative business policies.
“The present government is facing numerous challenges but it is trying to meet them through effective home and foreign policies introduced by Bhutto,” she said.
She said that Bhutto had gifted the 1973 Constitution to the people and gave them their rights. She stressed the need for adopting policies that promote social justice and economic opportunities for all.
She said that President Asif Ali Zardari filed a reference in the Supreme Court of Pakistan to reopen the murder case of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to prove the latter’s innocence.