Benazir Bhutto contributions for the nation revisited at KU's National Conference - Press Release issued by University of Karachi.

Karachi -- November 08, 2018 (PPI-OT)

Following is the text of press release issued by University of Karachi


Minister for Women Development Sindh Syeda Shehla Raza said that Political and social reforms of Benazir Bhutto are a magnificent role model not only for Pakistan but the whole world. We need to identify true Aalims, the government's writ is to differentiate between Ulema and extremists, the government must not put the nation in front of these extremists. This is high time to enforce the principles and ideology of Benazir Bhutto.

She was addressing at Inaugural ceremony of National Conference on Socio Political Reforms of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto at Arts Auditorium, University of Karachi. She added that every government except of PPP, considered Steel Mills as burden and ignored the fact that how many families are dependent on it. These are assets of the nation, those who damaged it, built their own steel mills. We saved these assets and will save it, our leadership wants betterment of infrastructure.

"Corruption is in every country including India, China and France, it must be eradicated completely. We must tell the world that we are fighting against terrorism for the whole words that's why our economy is not progressing", she added. KU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan said that the purpose of establishment of Benazir Bhutto Chair is to propagate the vision of Benazir Bhutto through academic research.

"She was a visionary leader and a role model for all the women of the world. She possessed political thinking since she was trained by her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. She was advised to not to return back to Pakistan but despite all sort of life threats, she came back and laid her life for the love of the country. We need to research on her services for the country", Dr. Khan added.

Advisor to CM Sindh Barrister Murtaza Wahab was the chair of the concluding session of the conference. He remarked that we can't forget the efforts of Benazir Bhutto in resolution of social and political issues. It was BB's government which liberated the media in 1988, whatever media boom we are experiencing today, its because her efforts. She established first women bank in the country and played a pioneering role in women empowerment. Pakistan's first women station was also established in 1993 during her tenure. First women judge of High Court Justice Majida Rizwi was appointed on her tenure and now a female is Chief Justice of...

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