President pays tribute to Benazir on 71st birth anniversary

Sukkur : President Asif Ali Zardari on Friday paid a rich tribute to Benazir Bhutto on her 71st birth anniversary, describing her as a symbol of democracy.

Celebrating her life and legacy at a ceremony held at the Naudero House in Larkana, President Asif Ali Zardari cut a cake to mark the occasion. The president hailed Benazir Bhutto’s courageous struggle for the party and the nation after the martyrdom of her father, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. He acknowledged her as his political mentor, saying he learned politics from her and considered himself her student.

Zardari also vowed to continue the mission of the martyrs, and work towards a democratic and prosperous Pakistan. The ceremony was also attended by President Zardari’s sister, Faryal Talpur, and other party leaders.

Earlier, President Asif Ali Zardari arrived at Garhi Khudabakhsh Bhutto on Friday to observed the 71st birth anniversary of the country’s former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. He also visited the graveyard of Bhutto family and laid wreaths on the graves of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and others.