Mar 15, 2011

Sindh: The Sindh Assembly Recommends Shahbaz Bhatti For Nobel Prize

The Sindh Assembly (SA) has passed a unanimous resolution to recommend Shahbaz Bhatti For a Nobel Prize in recognition for services to equality rights.

Below is an article published by: Daily Times.

The Sindh Assembly (SA) has passed a unanimous resolution tabled by the lawmaker of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) from minority Salim Khurshid Khokhar recommending the name of the deceased federal minister for minority affairs Shahbaz Bhatti for Nobel Prize.

According to the resolution the federal government should recommend the name of Shahbaz Bhatti for the Nobel Prize. The PPP lawmaker said Bhatti worked for the equality of rights in the country and promotes religious harmony and democracy.

He said Bhatti promoted the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto. PPP minority lawmaker Pitamber Sewani also signed the resolution.

Khokhar said security of minorities is the guarantee of bright future of the country. He said all minorities would fight terrorism under leadership of President Zardari. Speaker Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has put the resolution in the House and it was unanimously passed.