ISLAMABAD: Asif Ali Zardari, Former President and Pakistan People’s Party top leader, Thursday paid tribute to the party founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on the eve of his 37th death anniversary.
In a message released by PPP media cell, Zardari called upon the democratic forces to rededicate themselves to the ideal that all power must flow from the ballot box and not from the bullet.
“Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto awakened the people and gave them the strength of hope and the hope of strength. He illumined the path traversed by the generations that followed him. No one can rob him of his great achievements.
“Indeed Shahhed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto stands tall as a beacon of light, hope and inspiration for the people”.
Zardari said that Zulfikar Ali Bhutto gave the nation the gifts of a unanimous democratic Constitution and a strengthened national defense.
“This twin legacy of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto must be protected at all cost it will be”, he said.
“On this day as we rededicate themselves to the ideals of democracy we also pay homage to all those who laid down their lives and endured exile, torture and imprisonment in the cause of democracy”.