KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party, Karachi on Sunday organized a gathering to mark the 41 Founding Day of the party at Peoples Secretariat here. Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination, Mian Raza Rabbani, Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Acting Speaker Sindh Assembly, Ms Shahla Raza, and Advisor to Sindh CM, Rashid Rabbani, President PPP Karachi Division, Syed Faisal Raza Abidi and large number of party activists attended the program.
Addressing the gathering, Sindh CM, Syed Qaim Ali Shah said the party is marking its 41st Founding Day and the spirit among the activists is like that of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. He said that the leaders of the party had taught us the lesson about protection the rights of people, which, he said we can never forget.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah recalled that after her return to the country on December 27, 2007, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto adopted reconciliatory approach and she had talked about reconciliation with every party in the country. Addressing on the occasion, Federal Minister, Mian Raza Rabbani said we had always paid respect to the mandate given by the people in Sindh Province and the city and we want same from others.
He said the country is passing through a difficult phase and the time demands from all of us to show togetherness and send a message to the entire world about unity among the whole nation. Mian Raza Rabbani called upon all Karachiites, to maintain environment of brotherhood in the metropolis.
Earlier, President PPP Karachi Division, Syed Faisal Raza Abidi in his speech, said that PPP Karachi Division will provide financial assistance to the families of all the people injured or received any other losses in the recent violent incidents in the city, irrespective of their political affiliations. He said the PPP Karachi Division has cancelled the Nishter Park program due to the situation in the city but it will organize the gathering soon.
He announced today the PPP Karachi Division is also launching its campaign for Local Bodies Elections, which will continue the whole year and hoped that the next Nazim of the Karachi will be a “Jiyala”.-SANA