LARKANA: Former prime minister late Benazir Bhutto is being remembered on her 11th death anniversary on Thursday.
A congregation was organised by the Pakistan People’s Party in her hometown Garhi Khuda Bakhsh in Larkana district of Sindh. The provincial government announced a public holiday on account of Benazir’s death anniversary.
In addition to that, the preparations for the public gathering have been finalised as a large number of PPP leaders, activists and supporters have been arriving to pay homage to the late leader.
PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari will also pay tribute to the former premier in their addresses with the participants at the gathering.
Benazir became the first female prime minister of Pakistan after taking oath on December 2, 1988, and she also became the first woman to lead a Muslim state and twice served as the prime minister of Pakistan.
The former premier was assassinated in Rawalpindi on December 27, 2007.