LARKANA/GARHI KHUDA BUX - President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday visited the grave of his spouse Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary here at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto.

He placed floral wreath, offered Fateha and recited the Holy Quran at the ancestral graveyard of Bhutto family on the occasion. He also visited the graves of other members of the Bhutto family including Shaheed Zulikfar Ali Bhutto laid floral wreath and offered Fateha. He also visited the graves of Madar-i-Jamhoriat Begum Nusrat Bhutto, Shaheed Murtaza Bhutto and Shaheed Shahnawaz Bhutto and laid floral wreaths and offered Fateha at their graves. All arrangements have been completed to observe the 4th death anniversary of slain PPP chairperson and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto here at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto and Naudero on Tuesday (today). The Federal and Provincial Ministers, MNAs, MPAs, PPP leaders, parliamentarians and workers from across the country will pay homage and tribute to Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto on her 4th death anniversary here.

Security arrangements have been finalized to ensure law and order at Naudero and Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto during the ceremonies. Over 7,000 Police and Rangers personnel, lady police, special branch and agencies personnel have been deployed at various locations to guard the occasion. Special arrangements have been made to ensure flow of traffic as convoys from all over the country will arrive on the occasion. Walk-through-gates have been installed at all entry points to the Mazar at Garhi Khuda Bakhsh besides searching through metal detectors will also be carried out on the occasion. Aerial surveillance through helicopters will also be carried out to monitor the activities.

Several welcome camps and giant portraits of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto have been displayed at main points in different areas of the city and roads leading to Garhi Khuda Bux and Naudero from Larkana and other entry points.

PPP leaders and workers will recite the Holy Quran for the departed soul of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto, while public gathering will also be held at President House Naudero and Garhi Khuda Bux.