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.
He 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.
Spokesperson to the President Farhatulllah Babar said the President was accompanied by his personal staff. He will return to Karachi later today.