Pakistan remembered the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on her 11th death anniversary. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is intending to organise a central congregation in her hometown Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, in Larkana district of Sindh. The preparations of the public gathering with regard to her death anniversary, have been finalized and senior party leaders are expected to address a rally in this regard.
The government of Sindh have also announced a public holiday in the region to remember the lady prime minister. A large number of PPP leaders, activists and supporters have been arriving at the mausoleum to pay homage to the late leader on her death anniversary. The chairman of PPP, Bilawal Bhutto and Co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari will address the gathering. Earlier, on Wednesday, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Asif Ali Zardari chaired a meeting of the party’s central executive committee CEC) and viewed the arrangements. The members in the meeting also paid glowing tributes to Benazir and prayed for the family.
Benazir Bhutto was the first woman in Pakistan to take oath as prime minister. She was also the first woman to lead a Muslim state. Benazir was also the daughter of Zulfiqar Bhutto, who was hanged to death. She was assassinated in Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007, as she was leaving a rally at the Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi.