DUBAI: The Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) local leaders in United Arab Emirates have pledged to support and stand by democracy and democratic institutions and expressed the concerns on the state’s writ about extremism.
PPP UAE organised an event in Dubai to celebrate 46th National Day of United Arab Emirates as well as 50th Foundation Day of Pakistan Peoples Party.
PPP Central Information Secretary Chaudhry Manzoor said that party chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will become the next Prime Minister of Pakistan and would ensure the rule of law after coming into power.
Manzoor was addressing the gathering through telephone and conveyed the message of party’s leadership to the guests. The celebration was attended by PPP workers, supporters, sympathisers, including, Sardar Javed Yaqoob, Rashid Chughtae, Mian Muneer Hans and others.
Speaking on the occasion, former advisor to AJK government Sardar Javed Yaqoob said that PPP will continue to serve the nation as per the mission of Benazir Bhutto and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
Yaqoub also paid a rich tribute to the founder of UAE Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and late Zulfikar Ali Bhutto who laid the foundation of democracy in Pakistan and revolted against dictatorship. He expressed hope the PPP would clinch victory in the next elections.
Rashid Chughtai said ZA Bhutto and the party leadership had sacrificed their lives for the liberation of common Pakistanis from tyranny and oppression. He reiterated the party’s agenda and said the struggle, whose basis was laid by Bhutto and Benazir, will continue and the power will be vested in the public.
Another party leader Qaiser Ghuman said that the current situation of the state was very alarming due to religious extremism. He asked the parliamentarians not to let the society move towards extremism, especially religious fanatics. Mian Munir Hans also stated that the PPP rendered many sacrifices time and again to make Pakistan democratically strong.
Malik khadim Shaheen said that the party has completed 50 years in the political arena of Pakistan with the help of the general public and dedicated party workers.
PPP Women Wing leader Shareen Durrani said that PPP was the voice of the poor and oppressed people of the country and no one could block its path towards achieving victory. Another leader of women wing Zahida Malik said that the PPP would continue its struggle for the rights of the people forever.
At the conclusion of the celebration, the party leaders cut the cake of Golden Jubilee of Pakistan Peoples Party and the 46th UAE National Day.