President offers message of hope on Independence Day

“We will rise from the ashes and build a strong Pakistan,” said President Zardari.

Express August 14, 2011



Kicking off the celebrations of the nation’s 64th year of independence, President Asif Ali Zardari offered a message of optimism and hope in a televised late night address to the nation on Saturday.


“We will rise from the ashes and build a strong Pakistan,” in a speech delivered in Islamabad that mixed a heavy dose of realism about current challenges with an optimistic outlook on the country’s future.

The President said that the Pakistan Peoples Party is determined to pursue the objective of taking Pakistan onto the path of progress and democracy, and added that he is aware of the problems faced by the country currently.

He said that Pakistan has the capacity to resolve all its matters and will survive on its own, but it will take time to resolve issues that have been created in more than 60 years.

He said that more could have been achieved if the democratic process had not been repeatedly subverted and the constitution abrogated by dictators.

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Dr Priyanka | 8 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@ali: Please dont be so despondent!

Ahmer Ali | 8 years ago | Reply | Recommend

Assalam-o-Allaikum Warahmatullah.Mr. president Zordari you are right but would you like to give the positive hope to the whole nation that corruption,jeopardy,nepotism and lawlessness shall be eradicated from whole Pakistan from grass root levels from common man to leadership?If you can do so then this will be the your great benevolence on the nation and Pakistan.

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