Abbottabad: In a passionate address at a workers’ convention and public rally in Abbottabad, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari called on the nation to break from the tradition of reappointing former prime ministers and to entrust the PPP with leadership.
“Instead of making someone prime minister for the second or fourth time, give us a chance,” Bilawal asserted, addressing the crowd. “Give us an opportunity; we won’t let the people down.”
Promising a transformative agenda, Bilawal stated, “Give us a chance, and we will double salaries within five years. The old politics and politicians should step aside. We must address the country’s problems with new politics.”
He emphasized the power of the people in shaping the nation’s destiny and rejected the idea of puppet and selected rule. Bilawal underscored the importance of decisions being made by the people, not by the traditional political system.
“The source of power is the people, and only the people have the right to determine their future,” Bilawal declared, adding that the only point of contention with the PTI chairman was that decisions should be made by the people.
Reflecting on the PPP’s historical ties with the people, Bilawal described the workers’ convention as a resounding success, spanning three generations. He highlighted the PPP’s commitment to recognizing and addressing the aspirations of the people, citing the renaming of NWFP as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Bilawal emphasized the party’s identity as the champion of the oppressed and the impoverished, harking back to the legacy of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto.
Looking toward the future, Bilawal outlined the party’s vision and stressed the need for a clear ideology and manifesto to tackle the country’s challenges. He called for a fresh approach to governance, urging the public to consider the PPP for leadership and emphasizing the importance of new political strategies.
In conclusion, Bilawal Bhutto presented the PPP as a dynamic force, ready to address the nation’s issues with a fresh perspective, promising a departure from the old political system in favor of a people-centric approach.