President advises politicians not to play in hands of anti-democratic forces

NAWABSHAH (Benazirabad), Oct 11 (APP):  President Asif Ali Zardari  on Monday called upon the politicians engaging in negative propaganda against the present democratic government not to play in the hands of anti-democratic forces,which desire the fruits of democracy could not reach the common man.The anti-democratic forces do not want to see democracy flourish and that people of all provinces of the country could get their basic rights, the President said while addressing a big gathering on the occasion of inauguration and foundation stone- laying ceremonies of various development projects of Shaheed Benazirabad district here at Zardari House on Monday.The President said that only those politicians are criticising the democratic government who wanted to enhance their political stature, however,he vowed to continue his struggle for strengthening  democracy and provision of all due rights to the people of the country.The workers and leaders of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) are ready to  challenge  such anti-democratic tactics, he added.If the politicians named NWFP province as Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and initiated Aghaz- e- Huqooq-e- Balochistan Package, they must face the same criticism from anti-democratic forces as experienced by the present democratic government, he said and added that PPP has  a bright past of struggling for the restoration of democracy in the country and the party leaders and workers are still ready to foil the attempt of anti-democratic forces.
There are some forces, who are guiding some politicians to launch propaganda against the present government as they feared that PPP which has been struggling to achieve required goals of progress and prosperity would retain the power in the next general election after completion of it current tenure. After that they would have no chance to enter the corridors of power in future, he said and added that these forces are working against the democratic government as they do not want that it should strive for the welfare of the masses and the strengthening of the country.
The PPP has deep roots among the masses right from Kashmir to Karachi and the present government is a part of PPP or the PPP is a part of the government, he said.The present government has been engaged in serving the masses and holding dialogue with the world community to steer  the country towards progress and prosperity.The notables of Shaheed Benazirabad district including District PPP President Ghulam Qadir Chandio, Hanif Chandio from Qazi Ahmed, Syed Munir Shah from Sakrand and President Nawabshah Press Club Zulfiqar Memon speaking on the occasion eulogised the services of Ms Faryal Talpur for making hectic efforts for the development of the district, approval of number of development schemes and relief and rescue work during the flood.
They suggested launching of gas supply schemes, upgrading of Sakrand Grid Station and provision of loan with a low mark-up for journalists who got residential plots from the government.President Asif Ali Zardari later inaugurated the Women Development Complex of Shaheed Benazirabad district and the Federal Lodges.
The President also performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Sports Complex and Sakrand-Qazi Ahmed Road. He also performed the groundbreaking of Qazi Ahmed-Amri Bridge on river Indus.The President also attended a briefing on various development projects in progress under different development programmes in the district which included infrastructure  strengthening plan of Taluka Municipal Administration Nawabshah, special development package for Shaheed Benazirabad district, Nawabshah package for education, establishment of Cadet College for Girls, rural schemes of the district, model village Fatuhal Zardari, development schemes under Prime Minister’s directives, cancer hospital and mother and child care institute in Benazirabad district.
Among others, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Federal Housing Minister Rehmatullah Kakar, Federal Communications Minister Arbab Jehangir, State  Minister for Religious Affairs Ms Shagufta Jummani, Chairman NCHD MNA Ms Faryal Talpur, provincial ministers Dr.  Zulqiar Mirza, Syed Murad Ali Shah, Jam Mumtaz Dahar, Manzoor Wassan, Ms Tauqeer Fatima Bhutto and Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister Ms Sharmila Farooqui were also present on the occasion – App