Chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, has spoken out on the Palestinian issue, asserting that the government cannot remain silent in the face of this crisis. He firmly stated that manipulating elections and the constitution to prevent an individual’s return undermines democratic values and constitutional norms. Bilawal emphasized that recent events have demonstrated that Pakistan cannot be effectively governed from abroad, emphasizing the necessity of having leadership within the nation.
During his speech on the 16th anniversary of a tragic incident, Bilawal criticized those who had previously attacked constitutional principles and national institutions. He stressed the importance of unity in resolving Pakistan’s existing challenges and condemned divisive politics marked by blame and hostility. Bilawal called for a departure from the politics of animosity and urged for collective responsibility in leading Pakistan, transcending individual and party affiliations.
Bilawal also urged the Election Commission to promptly announce the polling date, highlighting that delaying elections undermines the integrity of the democratic process. He criticized individuals who had previously violated the constitution, jeopardizing national security and institutions, emphasizing the need for accountability for their actions. Bilawal underscored the imperative for Pakistan to move beyond personal and party interests, advocating for the nation to operate under a shared identity of national unity.
Furthermore, Bilawal mocked those who are now attempting to take credit for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after previously undermining it. He emphasized the significance of upholding democratic norms, supporting constitutional institutions, and prioritizing issues of national importance over personal vendettas.
Bilawal’s address highlights the critical importance of national unity, adherence to constitutional principles, and a focus on significant global issues, such as the situation in Palestine. He emphasizes the necessity of democratic processes and calls for collective efforts to address Pakistan’s challenges, advocating for a politics characterized by inclusivity and cooperation, rather than division and hostility.