LAHORE, April 8: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has pledged that his Party will continue to pursue the mission of a strong and egalitarian Pakistan for which country’s nationalist and democratic leaders Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and thousands others laid down their lives fighting the overt and covert anti-Pakistan elements.
PPP Chairman conducted interviews from the candidates for PPP office-bearers of Dera Ghazi Khan Division, Districts Layyah, D G Khan and Rajanpur, and Multan Divisions’ Khaniwal and Vehari of South Punjab at Bilawal House, Lahore. Senior PPP leaders who were present during interviews include former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmood, Natasha Daultana, Shaukat Basra, Bashir Riaz, Abdul Qadir Shaheen etc.
The PPP Chairman said that we are not fighting war for power instead it is a war of ideology and the PPP is torch-bearer of the ideology of Pakistan professed by our founding fathers and their successors who embraced martyrdom but never accepted any adulteration in the ideology.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stated that PML-N has launched attacks on the PPP leaders and workers in Punjab and launched a multi-billion campaign of media advertisements portraying fake and false development schemes.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pointed out that Nawaz Sharif government has increased total public debt of the country by an unprecedented 35% i.e. Rs 5 trillion during last four years while it stood at Rs 13 trillion during 66 years since independence. Trade deficit has risen to $11.71 billion as exports have declined by whooping 16 % during Sharif government, which is a big challenge to the national economy and next government, he added.
He asked the candidates for the Party offices to get ready for a final showdown with the opponents in the next elections as the PPP organizations are being put into full gears to fight for the federation and the democratic rights of its federating units and the masses.