KARACHI - Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Saftey, Shazia Atta Marri Monday said that Mohtarma Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was a woman of courage, bravery, intelligence and great public leader of the country.

She said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was the first elected female Prime Minster of the Muslim world.

“Pakistan Peoples Party is striving for development and prosperity of Pakistan and also to empower women in the country in line with the vision of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto”, she added.  This she expressed while paying rich tribute to former Prime Minster Shaheed Benazir Bhutto on the eve of her 69th birth anniversary, which will be celebrated on June 21, said a communique.

She said that Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto spent her entire life for fulfilling the mission of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and martyred for struggling restoration of democracy and provision of rights of people in the country.

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto endured all the hardships of imprisonment and exile during struggle for the restoration of democracy in the country. Ms Marri further said that Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto bravely faced hardships of the worst dictators like  Zia-ul-Haq fighting for the stability of democracy and the rights of the common men and her remarkable services for the provision of women’s rights and empowering women are unforgettable and highly appreciated efforts.”Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) envisioned and started by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto under which financial assistance is being provided to the unprivileged segment of the society especially poor women”, she added. Shazia Marri said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto’s untiring struggle for the restoration of democracy and service rendered to the common people will always be remembered. She said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto will always live in our hearts and her teachings and guidelines are a beacon for us even today.

Meanwhile, the 69 Birth Anniversary of former Prime Minister of Pakistan and Slain Chairperson of PPP Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto will be celebrated in a respectable and  befitting manner on June 21.

BB’s birth anniversary to be celebrated in Larkana

Glowing tributes would be paid to Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, also known as Shaheed Rani, for her services to the nation and the country.

Various wings of the PPP would hold functions across the country to mark the day.

PPP workers had arranged functions in all big and small cities of the country where main as well as local leadership would address and discuss the life and political vision of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. Cakes would be cut at the end of the functions to mark the birthday of the PPP founder. On June 21, 2022, the eve of 69th birth anniversary of Shaheed BB, in the morning the Qur’ran Khuwani will be held and the Dua will also be offered for the departed souls of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and other martyrs at Garhi Khuda Bukhsh Bhutto.

The leaders and workers of PPP would visit Garhi Khuda Bukhsh Bhutto and offered Fateha and placed floral wreaths at the grave of Shaheed Mohtarama, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and others.

Lungar (free food) will also be distributed among the poor and needy people who will come and to pay rich tributes to their martyrs Leaders on theoccasion.

PPP Larkana District had organized a big public gathering to celebrate the Birth Anniversary of former PM, at Shaheed BB Stadium in Larkana City, in the evening.

 

The Foreign Minister and Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, President PPP Sindh Senator Nisar Ahmed Khuhro Federal Ministers, Provincial Ministers and prominent Party leaders would address the gathering.

 

Besides, Senators, MNAs and MPAs, party leaders and workers and others would attend the function.

 

On the occasion Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and others would also cut a cake of 69th pounds at Shaheed BB Stadium Larkana.

 

In the birthday function party workers and leaders would pay rich tributes to the Former PM, Slain Chairperson of PPP Shaheed Benazir Bhutto.