?Without naming anyone, the president said that some people write our obituaries almost daily, but the more they write … the more they are disappointed and frustrated. I salute the party, its workers and the people. We have stood together in the past and will stand together in the future as well,? presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar said after the meeting.
ISLAMABAD, Nov 16 (APP): President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday said that the PPP was a huge political force and it was fully prepared to face all challenges confronting it politically.He said this while addressing the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the party here.
Briefing the media, Spokesperson to the President former Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President said that the PPP had formed government with coalition partners in the centre and all provinces and had thrown out dictatorship restoring Presidency to democratic forces and had embarked upon a course of political and economic reformation and reconstruction.
He said that the PPP was not doled out political victories through the charity of anyone but it had triumphed politically with the help of people of all provinces.
The President said that ?no matter what our opponent said and no matter how much the party leadership was subjected to a campaign of vilification, the party will not be deterred and will continue its forward march in the service of the people?.
The Party Co-Chairman said that the vilification campaign against the party was aimed at weakening the party politically and warned that those hoping to weaken us politically were living in a fools? paradise.
He said that the party had a long history of rendering great sacrifices for the sake of democracy and peoples? rights and was not afraid of rendering sacrifices if need arose.
President Zardari said that the results of elections in Gilgit-Baltistan had convincingly demonstrated yet again that the people stood by the party and rejected the vilification campaign against it, Babar informed.
Without naming anyone, the President said that some people write our obituaries almost daily but the more they write our obituaries the more they are disappointed and frustrated. ?I salute the party, its workers and the people. We have stood together in the past and will stand together in the future as well,? Babar quoted the President.
A number of participants spoke on the occasion and gave their own assessment of the political situation.
The meeting also adopted a unanimous resolution reposing complete confidence in the leadership of the party Co-Chairman and President Asif Ali Zardari and the Government.
The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, Makhdoom Amin Fahim, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Jahangir Badar, Mian Raza Rabbani, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Ms. Faryal Talpur, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Naveed Qamar, Dr. Babar Awan, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Shahbaz Bhatti, Rehman A. Malik, Sardar Latif Khosa, Sardar Assef Ahmed Ali, Yousaf Talpur, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Ms. Farahnaz Ispahani, Mir Ejaz Jhakrani, Ms. Farzana Raja besides members from all provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
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