Zardari, Bilawal reaffirm strong, prosperous Pakistan as envisaged by Quaid-e-Azam

KARACHI (APP): Former president Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday paid homage to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in their messages on the 74th death anniversary of the Father of the Nation, “Quaid-e-Azam laid the foundation of an independent state through political struggle. We are following the philosophy of Quaid-e-Azam,” said Asif Ali Zardari, The co-chairman of the PPP. “1973 Constitution guarantees to unite and strengthen the Pakistan of Quaid-e-Azam. The instruction of 18th amendment to the Constitution has strengthened the Pakistan of Quaid-e-Azam,” he stated.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is also the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, in his message said that the nation in every hour of difficulty had to follow Quaid-e-Azam who stood firm in the face of every trouble. “Today, once again, the land of Pakistan is facing a challenge in the form of flood,” he added. “A great achievement, like the establishment of Pakistan, is the result of the Quaid-e-Azam’s democratic struggle, unmatched political insight, strong willpower and integrity,” he pointed out.
“Quaid-e-Azam wanted social justice for everyone in the country. The best way to pay homage to Quaid-e-Azam today is to stick to his principles of unity, faith and discipline,” he stressed. “We should resolve today to continue the struggle to make Pakistan a state where democracy is strong. A state where supremacy of the Constitution and the Parliament, respect for human rights and economic opportunities are available for all,” he pointed out.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Peoples Party paid homage to the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (RA) on his 74th death anniversary. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said that it was the great and unprecedented efforts of the great leader that today the nation was enjoying freedom. PPP Central Punjab General Secretary Syed Hassan Murtaza said that Quaid’s struggle for an independent country for Muslims was an inspiration for the entire nation, adding that the nation could achieve the goal of success by following political vision of Quaid-e-Azam (RA). PPP Central Punjab Information Secretary Shehzad Saeed Cheema said that leaders like Quaid-e-Azam were rare in the history, adding that his (Quaid) honesty, courage and commitment were assets for the nation to follow.