Peshawar, Speakers at a seminar urged the leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) to follow the vision of late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and take solid steps for the welfare of poor class.
The seminar was organized by Peoples Doctor Forum (PDF) Khyber Pakhtunhwa chapter on Thursday at Peshawar Press Club observing 35th death anniversary of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as black day.
Those who spoke on the occasion were including Ayub Shah, PPP provincial information secretary, Zulfiqar Afghani, former PPP deputy general secretary, Azam Afridi, former district Nazim, Dr Nisar, provincial president of PDF, Ghani Gul Mehsood, Saeed Lala, Anwarzeb, Dr Mustafa Iqbal and Jahangir.
Dr Nisar said that through a conspiracy the regime of PPP founder and former prime minister late Zulfiqar Bhutto was derailed on 5th July 1977 and it had been tried to eliminate PPP and the mission which had been started by Bhutto.
He said for the sake of democracy in Pakistan Bhutto s family rendered their lives adding they would carry on Bhutto mission and would struggle to defeat their opponents.
Azam Afridi said after falling of Zulfiqar Bhutto government, the dictators had considered PPP will be finished and democracy will not survive but with the struggle PPP leadership democracy and PPP both were stick together s in Pakistan.
Ayub Shah expressed grave concern that former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Ghillani during his premiership did not pay heed towards the issues of PPP workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which created unrest among the party workers.
He maintained the PPP leaders during last four years did not provide relief to the party workers and they had been totally ignored even in PPP government. He said party leaders had forgotten the party manifestos and they been busy in personal interests.
Jahangir said that the PPP Khyber Pakhtnkhwa leadership had neglected the philosophy of Bhutto and less bother to solve the workers issues, adding that the leaderships were busy in their luxuries. He appealed to party leadership to unite under an umbrella and eliminate group making in the party.
Expressing grave concern over the visit of Prime Minister Raja Parvaiz Ashraf to Peshawar, Zulfiqar Afghani said that the Prime Minister had remained his visit to Governor and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and did not meet with the party workers.
Ghani Gul Mehsood said that due to ignorance of the workers by party leadership, Peoples Student Federation (PSF), Peoples Youth Organization and youth wing in the province were losing its status. He added that there was no party free from corruption.