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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Intellectual Forum (PIF) on Monday fully endorsed the recommendation of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) to name Murree Road, Rawalpindi, after late Benazir Bhutto and build Shaheed Minar at the assassination site at Liaquat Bagh.
Writers and intellectuals from all the four provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir in a literary dialogue session held under the auspices of PIF, passed a resolution to endorse the recommendation of the CPNE saying it was in fact the reflective of Pakistani intellect to pay homage to our legend.
The writers called for setting up Shaheed Benazir Bhutto chairs in all the public sector universities to highlight her contribution towards democracy and rule of law in the country.Hashim Abro of the PIF said that Benazir Bhutto took up the task of safeguarding the liberal, tolerant and enlightened values of the country and remained in the forefront in arresting the trends of extremism with the power of people. Her struggle was not for a particular period, he said, rather it was a fight of right against wrong, justice against injustice and guidance against perversion. The writers included Dr Haider Sindhi, Dr Mumtaz, Dr Qasim Rind, Ali Jaffer, Jalil Ahmad Khan, Aftab Soomro, Prof B D Ratore, Prof Asmat and Prof Hashmi.
Source: The News