Shazia pays homage to Shaheed BB on 69th birthday anniversary

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Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Saftey, Shazia Atta Marri has said that Mohtarma Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was a woman of immense personal courage, bravery, intelligence and great public leader of the country.

She said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto was the first democratically elected female Prime Minster of the Muslim world.

“Pakistan Peoples Party is striving for development and prosperity of Pakistan and also to empower women in the country in line with the vision of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto”, she added.

This she expressed while paying rich tribute to former Prime Minster Shaheed Benazir Bhutto on the eve of her 69th birthday anniversary which will be celebrated tomorrow on 21st of June.

She said that Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto spent her entire life for fulfilling the mission of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and martyred for struggling restoration of democracy and provision of rights of people in the country.

Shaheed Benazir Bhutto endured all the hardships of imprisonment and exile during struggle for the restoration of democracy in the country.

Ms Marri further said that Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto bravely faced hardships of the worst dictators like Zia-ul-Haq fighting for the stability of democracy and the rights of the common men and her remarkable services for the provision of women’s rights and empowering women are unforgettable and highly appreciated efforts

.”Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) envisioned and started by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto under which financial assistance is being provided to the unprivileged segment of the society especially poor women”, she added.

Shazia Marri said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto’s untiring struggle for the restoration of democracy and service rendered to the common people
will always be remembered.

She added that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto will always be lived forever in our hearts and her teachings and guidelines are a beacon for us even today.