ISLAMABAD: Former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari said providing ‘Roti, Kapra aur Makan’ has always been the priority of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and the party had always strived to create job opportunities for people of Pakistan. The Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians president said the vision of ‘Quaid-e-Awam’ Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is the party’s manifesto.Zardari said this while addressing a meeting of manifesto committee of the party at Bilawal House Lahore attended by Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari, Senator Sherry Rehman, Senator Saleem Mandviwalla, Mian Manzoor Wattoo, Ch Latif Akbar, Amjad Hussain, Dr. Nafeesa Shah, Sabir Baloch, Akhunzada Chattan, Syed Naveed Qamar and Nisar Ahmad Khuhro. All those present also presented their proposals before the committee. The former president said Zulfikar Ali Bhutto gave the right to hold a passport to every Pakistani and because of his efforts; today millions of Pakistanis are abroad working hard and sending remittances to Pakistan, contributing heavily to the national economy. He said when Benazir Bhutto came to power; she provided employment to millions of youth and reinstated those employees who had been dismissed from their services by dictatorship and anti-democratic forces. He said anti-democratic forces initiated references against Benazir Bhutto for providing jobs to Pakistani youth. Zardari said whenever PPP came to power, it created employment opportunities.Zardari said education, health and peace were priorities of the party and the party’s manifesto was revolutionary. Pakistan People’s Party wants to make Pakistan a welfare state according to the vision of Benazir Bhutto; a state where rule of law is supreme and everyone has an equal opportunity to prosper, he said. Published in Daily Times, October 21st 2017.