KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday called on coordinated efforts to make Pakistan as the nation envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Bilawal visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam and laid a floral wreath and offered fateha. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and other cabinet members were also present on the occasion.
In a message by the PPP media cell, Bilawal had pledged to uphold the vision of founder of the nation, and said that we are fortunate for having a visionary leader like him who snatched freedom through his untiring political struggle and skills.
He said that Pakistan achieved independence from the imperial yoke seven decades ago through a democratic struggle, but the untimely death of the nation’s greatest statesman impeded the journey to a democratic system.
Therefore, he said that the best way to pay homage to Quaid-e-Azam is to pursue his vision of a democratic, safe and secure, strong and progressive model Muslim nation on the world map.
‘I respect all religions’
Bilawal also visited the St. Partrick’s Church to spread happiness and greet the Christian community on their festive occasion of Christmas.
Bilawal cut a Christmas cake and said that the minorities in Pakistan have the desire to peace and tolerance in the country. He said that the laws might differ on the rights of the minorities, but there was no difference in the hearts and mind of the people.
He said that he has complete respect for all people irrespective of religion. Bilawal had on Saturday issued a message on Twitter that the PPP is the political home for every Pakistani irrespective of their religion.
“We celebrate and mourn together as an integrated nation. Like Eid and Diwali, we will celebrate Christmas also together and share each other festivities,” he said.