Zardari for empowering youth in party affairs.

LAHORE: PPP Co-Chairman, former President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday said that there was need to empower youth in party affairs and give them leadership roles.

Addressing a ceremony to mark 69th birth anniversary of former Chairperson PPP Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto at Bilawal House here, he said Shaheed Benazir Bhutto had inducted young leaders in the Central Executive Committee of the party when the senior party leaders had deserted her during Ziaul Haq's dictatorship.

Asif Ali Zardari said the youth must read two books by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto including 'Daughter of the East' and 'Reconciliation'.

Of his days in jail, Asif Ali Zardari said he did not sit idle during his 14 years jail term, adding that he learnt about other societies and studied comparative history in jail. He said this enhanced his knowledge and enriched...

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