The Prime Minister has reiterated that the government will accomplish the mission of PPP Shaheed Leaders to serve the masses with devotion and dedication
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani saluted the Pakistani nation for its resilience‚ courage and help in the rehabilitation of flood affectees.
He was addressing a big public meeting at the inauguration ceremony of the newly constructed Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Basti at Tehsil Kot Addu here on Sunday.
Prime Minister distributed the keys and allotment letters of 143 newly constructed houses among the deserving women affected by the floods.
The Prime Minister said he is feeling proud for constructing a new city of Benazir Bhutto Basti in the area.
He said PPP is a name of a mission and movement and its workers are ideological and he feels proud having such courageous workers. He said these were the workers of Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto who laid down their lives for the rights of the people. They wanted to make history but others who were self centred‚ they were eliminated with the passage of time. He said it was a big disaster and we are proud of our nation to meet this natural challenge.
Addressing the public meeting on the occasion‚ Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said that it was the fourth visit of the Prime Minister to this area which speaks for itself that how he is giving importance to the backward areas.
She also paid rich tributes to the flood affectees who helped themselves by taking full part in the rehabilitation process. She said it was a far sighted dream that we would be able to build houses for flood affectees‚ but it include the untiring efforts of the PPP led government.
About the creation of Saraiki province‚ she said like other promises of the PPP‚ it would be realized soon. She said the creation of a new province would not only eliminate the sense of deprivation of the area but it would make more concrete the country.
She said most of the initiated irrigation projects have been completed while 250 villages have been provided electricity.
Speaking on the occasion‚ Information Minister Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan thanked the Prime Minister for visiting a far flung and backward area of Muzaffargarh where he distributed keys of houses among the deserving women.
She said Prime Minister visited almost each and every village and town which had been hit by floods and is fulfilling his pledge to rehabilitate them quickly. She said it was a big challenge but the President Asif Ali Zardari and others worked tirelessly to involve all in this work of rehabilitation and still the work is going on. She also praised the media role for projecting these problems. She said PPP is a name of fulfilling its manifesto‚ promises and our recognition is our people and all will be involved in the process of development.
President PPP Southern Punjab‚ Makhdoom Shuhabuddin in his address said that hopefully PPP would implement its complete manifesto envisaging the vision of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto to empower the women. He said very soon we will fulfil the promise of a Saraiki province.
Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani formally inaugurated newly constructed houses of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Basti at Tehsil Kot Addu in district Muzaffargarh.
One hundred and forty three houses have been built for the flood affectees. It is a part of a total thirty five thousand houses for the flood affectees in the country.
The village has modernized electricity‚ water system‚ sewerage‚ school‚ mosque‚ market‚ dispensary and playground.
Information Minister Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar were also present during the inauguration ceremony. NNI