ISLAMABAD/KARACHI, January 3: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid glowing tributes to former Governor Punjab Shaheed Salman Taseer on his 10th martyrdom anniversary.
In his message for the occasion, the PPP Chairman said that Shaheed Salman Taseer stood like a rock against extremism and laid down his life protecting the vulnerable segments of society.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that PPP has always fought for equal rights and safeguarding the voiceless and vulnerable citizens. “PPP suffered a lot and gave innumerable sacrifices for the cause of equality, democracy and rule of law,” he added.
PPP Chairman said that we are against the misuse of any law on the basis of religion, caste, creed or ethnicity in the country. Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto struggled for democracy and tolerance for her whole life and was martyred for pursuing the ideology of Pakistan professed by the founders of the nation, he added.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pledged that PPP would continue to move forward for the Party ideals for which Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, Shaheed Salman Taseer, Shaheed Shahbaz Bhatti and thousands of others gave sacrifices to make Pakistan an egalitarian, democratic and a role-model nation in the Muslim world.