HALA : Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP), its members and supporters gathered in Hala Monday to observe the second death anniversary of senior politician and former president of the PPP Parliamentarians Makhdoom Amin Fahim.
To commemorate the veteran politician’s services and life, special prayers were offered for the deceased in his native town Hala in Matiari, Sindh.
PPP Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressed the main ceremony held in Hala. He lauded the services of Makhdoom Amin Fahim and his father late Talibul Maula for the party in difficult ties. He said the PPP cannot forget the services and sacrifices of such leaders.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Faryal Talpur also addressed the ceremony before him.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also laid the foundation for the Makhdoom Muhammed Zaman Talab-ul-Maula Medical College and teaching hospital.
A documentary chronicling the life and services of the Makhdoom Amin Fahim was also screened at the event.
Makhdoom Amin Fahim was born in 1939 on the 4th of August in Hala, district Matiari, Amin Fahim contested elections 8 times between 1977 and 2013. During the first tenure of Late Benazir Bhutto Amin Fahim served as Federal Information Minister between 1988 and 1990.
After the 2008 elections, Amin Fahim was given the portfolio of Federal Minister for Trade and Industries.
Makhdoom Amin Fahim was a PPP loyalist who never left the party from the first days of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto till the time of his death when Bhutto’s grandson Bilawal took over the helm of affairs of the party. Fahim was said to be one of the most trusted companions of Benazir Bhutto.