While appreciating the suggestions of the office bearers and workers of the Faisalabad division who met Co- Chairman Asif Ali Zardari here at Bilawal House today said that we have to put the country on the trajectory of progress.
He further said that the Party and he had to think to provide such a large population of “300 million” health, education facilities and also create job opportunities. He added that the PPP represents the poor segments of the society and therefore it had to take steps to control price hike which had been squeezing them dry.
He observed that earlier, it was not the season of politicos and therefore he did not turn up to Lahore. Now, it is the season of politics and he is here adding he has decided to resurrect Bilawal House Lahore on the pattern of Bilawal House Karachi to serve as the working headquarters of Party all the times,
He recalled that during PPP government Pakistan Textile Exports were 9 billion dollars and those touched 14 billion dollars at the expiry of the term. The propitious policies of then government brought prosperity for both the farmers and the industrialists as a result. The increase in the price PHUTTI then also led another good source of income for the rural economy.
Mr. Zardari said that the “Dajal” held back the efficiency of the government by issuing excessive stay orders those lost the advantages of time and good decisions.
Mr. Asif Ali Zardari said that there was no political prisoner during PPP government because PPP had buried the politics of victimization for all times to come. Democracy is the best revenge is the stated policy of the Party, he maintained.
He recalled that he spent eleven years in Jail but did not compromise on principles.
He mentioned that Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was handed out many offers to compromise but he refused to avail such offers for the sake of democracy, poor people and instead opted to sacrifice his life because he did not want to die in history.
He maintained that he was accountable for the blood of martyrs on the Day of Judgment shed for the cause of democracy and therefore he could not afford to compromise on democracy and rights of the poor people.
Mr. Asif Ali Zardari told the office bearers and workers that he would let them know the time frame of forthcoming elections adding that the Party would emerge as the biggest Party by securing the unprecedented electoral victory.
The meeting of the Fasialabad division was organized by the Punjab People’s Party which was heavily attended by the office bearers and the Party workers.
Mr, Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Secretary General conducted the meeting. In his introductory remakrs, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP urged the participants to give their suggestions to CO- Chairman regarding the organization of the Party and also their efforts in connection with the Chairman’s public meeting in Karachi on October 18.
He thanked the CO- Chairman for providing the participants generous time for the meeting in which all the participants expressed their views and submitted valuable suggestions freely.
He expressed the resolve of PPP Punjab to present a better organized and disciplined Party to the Chairman when he would visit the province sooner than later.