QUETTA: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his party will give a surprise on February 8 general elections, as the incoming Prime Minister as well as Chief Ministers of provinces will be Jiyalas of his party.
He announced that the PPP government formed as a result of the success in the upcoming general elections, to solve the problems faced by the unemployed youth and provide financial support to the working classes will introduce, on the pattern of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), the Youth Card, Kissan Card and the Mazdoor Card. “Youths should comeforward and bury the politics of division, hate, and revenge in the country as Pakistan needs a new way of approach and politics,” he urged.
Addressing a mammoth public gathering held on the occasion of the party’s 56th foundation day in Quetta, the PPP Chairman said that Quaid-e-Awam Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto introduced a new style of politics in the country, as he took politics out of the drawing room and brought it to the masses. “Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto also adopted a new style of politics by burying the politics of hatred, division and revenge, and continued to do politics under the slogan
“Democracy is our revenge,” he said, adding that she used to say that she has to serve her poor people of the country. “Shaheed Bibi also set an example and showed how the country is run by uniting the entire nation,” he recalled.
Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that President Asif Ali Zardari also created a new history by burying the politics of hatred, ego, division and revenge after assuming the office of the presidency, adding that President Zardari did not take revenge on any of them, who attempted to cut out his tongues (during imprisonment) or kept him imprisoned for 12 years. “President Zardari has shown restraint on his media trial.
Sometimes in Memogate someone would go to court wearing a black coat and someone would appear as the (so-called) representative of the youth, but he (didn’t mess with them, instead) united the whole country with him and served the people,” he added. He furthered that earlier the country had to import wheat, rice and sugar, but within a year of President Zardari becoming the head of the state, Pakistan became one of the countries that exported these commodities.
Chairman Pakistan People’s Party said that the solution to all the problems faced by the country is in the ideology of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and manifesto of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, adding that other parties protect the interests of the elite, while PPP always takes care of the poor people of the country. He said that the PPP government formed after winning the general elections on February 8 will further increase the BISP, adding: “we will also issue youth cards for the youth.
I am young myself, so I can understand their problems and thinking. 70pc of Pakistan’s population consists of youth, no “Khilarri” (player) represents them, I will.” He said that youth centers will be established in every district, where all necessary facilities for training and employment of youth will be provided.