KARACHI: On the International Labour Day, Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has paid tributes to the tilling and toiling classes of the country for their contribution and struggle and termed them as the backbone of the nation, state, economy and the society.
In his message on the International Labour Day, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pointed out that his Party derives major support from the tilling and toiling classes. “PPP’s struggle for the rights of peasants, labour and other working classes is unmatched in the past. Progress, prosperity and justice to these classes are the prime part of our goals and mission,” he said.
He further pointed out that from rights of trade union to making them partners in the state industrial and commercial units are the great achievements of the PPP governments besides introducing Labour Policy during PPP tenures. Our Party understands that a vibrant, sagacious and hard-working labour was key to the pace of national development, he added.
Bilawal Bhutto said that People’s government in Sindh has passed Sindh Employees’ Old-Age Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and the Sindh Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Bill, 2015 just two days before the International Labour Day, which speaks the height of attachment of the PPP to the Labour class.
PPP Chairman said that purpose of launching Poeples Labour Bureau (PLB) was to provide an active and energetic forum for the labour and working class to unite and chalk-out strategy for a continuous movement for labour rights. He said PPP and the labour class of the country have sacrificed together their blood, sweat and tears and this bond is ready to transform into another generation.
Bilawal Bhutto extended open invitation to all the labour unions, labour leaders, workers to join PPP efforts and struggle for achievement of genuine rights of the labour class in the country.
Courtesy : TheNews