Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s death anniversary being observed around the country
SLAMABAD: The country observied the 39th death anniversary of former prime minister Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who also founded the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).
The PPP’s local and Punjab leadership will attend the ceremony and highlight the achievements of Bhutto, who struggled for democracy and sacrificed his life for the people of Pakistan.
The Sindh Labour and Human Resources Department announced on Monday that it was declaring April 4 a public holiday across Sindh that should be observed in accordance by all workers in the province.
A public meeting was addressed by PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, co-chairpersn and Pakistan’s former president Asif Ali Zardari, opposition leaders in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah and Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, and the PPP’s central leaders in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh.
A documentary depicting the life and achievements of Bhutto was also be screened on the occasion.Sindh IGP A D Khwaja had directed the officials concerned to make security arrangements across Sindh on the occasion of Bhutto’s 39th death anniversary.