Canadian Pakistanis hail Zardari for `master stroke’

March 25th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Pervez Musharraf

Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Calling Yousaf Raza Gillani’s installation as Pakistan premier “a master stroke” by Asif Ali Zardari, Canadian Pakistanis have urged President Pervez Musharraf to resign now. “If he doesn’t resign, he should be impeached. The Pakistani people have rejected him and he should go,” Pakistan Peoples Party (Canada) convener Mansoor Mirza told IANS.

He said: “Zardari has played a master stroke by bringing the two top parties together to run the country. Till now, the army has made them fight against each other. For the first time in 60 years, Pakistan has now got on track to be a democratic society.”

PPP (Canada) women’s wing president Suraiya Khan said: “The PPP has saved Pakistan by forging alliances with Nawaz Sharif and appointing Gillani, a Punjabi, as the country’s prime minister. People cannot say the PPP is the party of Sindhis only.”

She added: “Having spent years in jail, both Zardari and Sharif have matured. Nawaz was Zia ul-Haq’s prot

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