Polls President Zardari condemns kidnapping of Ali Haider GillaniMay 9, 2013
Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed grave concern and condemned the kidnapping on Thursday of Ali Haider Gillani the son of former Prime Minister and PPP leader Yousuf Raza Gillani and PPPP candidate from PP 200 in Multan.
The President who also called Yousuf Raza Gillani described the kidnapping of Ali Haider Gillani as a most reprehensible act of a cowardly enemy.
Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President also called upon the relevant government agencies to get into action to recover the kidnapped Gillani safely and bring the culprits to book.
The President said that the progressive democratic parties had already expressed their serious apprehensions about the militants’ threats and had called upon the Election Commission and the government to take appropriate measures so that the elections were not hijacked by the extremists.
The President said that democratic forces will not be deterred by such cowardly acts and will continue to fight the militants and extremists to the finish and make the ongoing process of democratic transition a success.