ISLAMABAD: A number of public leaders have paid rich tributes to the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto on her first death anniversary today. In his message from London, the MQM leader Altaf Hussain demanded that conspiracy behind Benazir Bhutto’s assassination must be unearthed and the perpetrators be apprehended.
In their separate statements, Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e- Islam, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Jamat-e-Islami leader, Prof Ghafoor Ahmad and former Speaker National Assembly Elahi Bukhsh Soomro termed Shaheed Benazir Bhutto as a brave lady with great political acumen.
Speaking at a condolence meeting in Tehran today, Pakistan Ambassador M B Abbasi described December 27 as a sad day in the history of Pakistan. Speaking at a conference in connection with the death anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto in Moscow, Pakistan Ambassador Khalid Khattak said Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was an exceptionally brilliant great political leader full of ideas and energy. A message from President Asif Ali Zardari was read out on the occasion.-SANA