Sindh Assembly pays tribute to Benazir

Aseefa Bhutto attends cake cutting ceremony; watches assembly proceedings from visitor's gallery

Our Correspondent June 22, 2024


Sindh Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a resolution to pay rich tribute to Mohtrama Benazir Bhutto Shaheed on the occasion of her 71st birthday.

The resolution was presented by People's Party Sindh President MPA Nisar Ahmad Khuhro. Sindh Assembly session started with Speaker Syed Owais Qadir Shah in the chair.

Pakistan Peoples Party Sindh President MPA Nisar Khuhro sought permission from the Speaker to present the resolution; after permission, he presented the resolution, which was unanimously passed by the House.

The resolution said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was a champion of democracy who inspired generations with her courage, vision, and unwavering commitment to the people of Pakistan, and as the first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan, she brought the country peace, progress, and development. Her leadership includes improving education, health, and empowering women. Democracy is established in the country due to her martyrdom and her sacrifices. This House, on the occasion of the of the 71st birth anniversary of Benazir Bhutto, reiterates its commitment to carry forward her vision for a progressive and prosperous Pakistan as her legacy lives under the leadership of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is continuing her mission.

Meanwhile, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari visited the Sindh Assembly to cut a cake in celebration of her mother's 71st birthday.

CM Murad Ali Shah and members of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) from the Sindh Assembly were present on this occasion. Opposition members were also invited to the event.

Upon her arrival at the Sindh Assembly, Aseefa Bhutto was welcomed by the CM and Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon.

Aseefa sat in the guest gallery for a while and observed the assembly proceedings. PPP members greeted her by thumping their desks. Many female PPP MPAs went to the to shake hands with her.



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