Jashan-e-Azaadi Zardari in California



Pakistan People’s Party California Chapter organized a function to celebrate the release of of Mr. Asif Ali Zardari from prison. A large number of people and party workers attended the event. The event was organized at the residence of Mr. KB Bhutto, President Pakistan People’s Party.

Mr. Saleem Soomro formally started the event by thanking all the participants to take their time out to come to the event. Saleem Soomro then invited Dr. Ashraf Khwaja Editor Pakistan Weekly. In his remarks on the occasion, Dr. Khwaja said: “It is matter of great pride for all PPP workers and people of Pakistan that Mr. Zardari has been freed after eight years. Mr. Asif Zardari has proved that he is an example of democracy and strength of Pakistan. Mr. Zardari made Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto proud of him.” He further said that Pakistan was created bythe power of the vote but it is lamentable that even after the passage of 57 years the peo ple of Pakistan are unable to select their leaders by free will.


A group picture of PPP supporters in CA who celebrated
Mr.Zardari ’s release

Mr. Hashim Jaffry, speaking next, said: “We live under one slogan ‘Jeeay Bhutto’ “ Raising his voice, he chanted ‘Jeeay Bhutto’ to which the audiences responded with a loud and thundering “Sada Jeeay”
Finally, Mr. KB Bhutto came on the stage and said that Mr. Asif Ali Zardari has proved that he is a brave and leader, and a great son-in-law of Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto. He said Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party established 37 years ago is growing every day, becoming stronger and stronger. He said a change in Pakistan is imminent and Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto will return to her beloved homeland to fulfill the dreams of the nation.

A delicious dinner was served by Mrs. Najama Bhutto (President PPP Ladies Wing) along with Mrs. Jaffery, Mrs Ashraf, Mrs, Saleem, and other PPP Ladies Wing workers

After that PPP California leaders comprising Chaudry Akram Advocate General Secretary, KB Bhutto, Mr. Hashim Jaffery President PPP Los Angeles City Chapter, and Jaffar Syed from London, UK, met and discussed the current political situation in Pakistan.


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