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Zardari in Lahore to condole with Taseer’s family

BREAKING NEWS LAHORE: President Asif Ali Zardari Friday afternoon arrived in Lahore on an unannounced visit to condole with the family of Shaheed Salman Taseer.

Asif Ali Zardari PakistanHe met the wife and family members of the late Governor at their private residence in Cavalry ground here and said Shaheed Salman Taseer was a great fighter in the true tradition of the political peers Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto.

The President said Taseer wrote with his blood a new chapter in the history of PPP’s heroic struggle against bigotry, tyranny, and obscurantism. Taseer embraced martyrdom fighting for human rights,minorities’ rights and democracy and against extremism and fanaticism, he said.

Paying tributes to Salman Taseer for espousing the causes of the marginalized sections of society the President said Taseer’s supreme sacrifice by laying down his life for what he believed to be right and true will continue to inspire many.
The President said Taseer was martyred to further polarize the society behind the fa‡ade of religion to frighten the democratic forces.
He said all those behind the crime will be exposed and punished in accordance with the law.“The supreme sacrifice rendered by Shaheed Salman Taseer will not go in vain,” the President said.
The President also offered fateha on the occasion and prayed to Allah to grant the Shaheed a high place in heaven.
Spokesperson to the President Farhatulllah Babar said the President was accompanied by his personal staff. He will return to Karachi later today.
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