Lahore, December 5: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has pointed out that we have been proven right that friendship between Modi and Nawaz Sharif has harmed Pakistan even can harm the whole region and the world.
“Look at the Heart of Asia Conference, Modi calls us names but Sartaj Aziz is unable to respond. Had we have an elected, articulate and empowered Foreign Minister accountable to the Parliament then he could not have been a yes-man to Nawaz Sharif. A Foreign Minister accountable to the Parliament could have responded the Modi in same coin and to our Afgan friend also”, stated the PPP Chairman While addressing the Party workers from Azad Jammu and Kashmir at 49th Foundation Day Confernce held at Bilawal House Lahore today.
PPP Chairman said that for us politics is Jehad and we don’t do politics for personal interests, assets or plots but our politics is for truth, righteousness and masses.
Addressing the PPP workers from Azad Jamu and Kashmir on the occasion, Former Prime Minister Syed Yousif Raza Gillani sad that Kashmir issue was the main cause for Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto formed the PPP and assured that party would continue to extend political, diplomatic and moral support to the peoples of Kashmir for their inalienable right to self-determination.
He said that Pakistan Peoples Party is the only ideological and political party of Pakistan as it was based liberal, progressive and left of the center political vision.It was due to the ideology that PPP formed governments with the power of Bhuttosim ideology even when Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto were physically not with us. Despite short of numbers, we formed the governments in center, Sindh, Baluchistan, AJK,Gilgit and coalition governments in Khyber- Pukhtunkhwa and Punjab.
Yousif Raza Giilani pointed out it was restoration of 1973 constitution in its original form was the dream of Shaheed Mohitrama Benazir Bhutto and PPP government brought 18th amendment and restored the constitution completely. These amendments were the foundations of good governance, which the PPP wants to apply in system where the institutions are respected.
He said that opponents of his party have removed the difference between accountability and victimization and there are two laws in a single country. “My party and myself have been the victims of this double-standard in application of law. My imprisonment was doubled than the law and I was not allowed my remissions as per jail manual” he pointed out.
Country’s first unanimously elected and longest- served Prime Minister lamented that human rights activists were silent on the worst atrocities in the Held Kashmir.
Yousif Raza Gillani told the workers that he and other senior colleagues were the choice of Shaheed Mohatrima Benazir Bhutto adding that senior leadership had itself advised Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to line up his own team .He said that reorganization process in party will bring a big change in the Party’s as per the need of 21st century.
Earlier Pakistan Peoples Party AJK leader and former minister Choudhry Latif Akbar said that it was Kashmir issue that PPP was formed adding that there has been no nuclear bomb if the Kashmir was not an issue and no nuclear bomb if the Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto had not been hanged.