Zardari, Bilawal hit out at Sharif for ‘failed’ policy

Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his son Bilawal Bhutto lashed out on Tuesday at Nawaz Sharif-led government for “not doing much against terrorism during last two years”.

“The country (Pakistan) has made no progress against terrorism and is standing exactly where it was two years ago,” claimed Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairperson Bilawal Bhutto while addressing a mammoth rally held to mark the 38th death anniversary of party founder Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.

Bilawal cautioned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif about the dangerous game of undermining federation by allocating huge funds for certain areas.

“Mian Sahib, you are playing a dangerous game. What do you want to prove by approving Rs 37 billion gas project for an area,” he said.

Regarding the glamorous political life of PPP’s founder Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Bilawal maintained that it (April 4) was the darkest day in the history of Pakistan.

“On this day, the leader who defeated dictators was hanged,” Bilawal said.

The 28-year-old chairman enquired about the progress made during the PML-N’s current stint and added that billions of rupees were being spent in an extravagant fashion to advertise this progress.

Asif Ali Zardari said in his speech that PPP was not afraid of people who were targeting the party.

Zardari maintained that he was waiting for the Panama papers verdict to chalk out the future strategy and claimed that his party was ready for parliamentary elections even in 2017.