ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf on Tuesday performed groundbreaking of Bagh-e-Dastoor as part of National Assembly’s ongoing golden Jubilee celebration of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973.
The momentous ceremony was attended by members of parliament, esteemed dignitaries, and representatives from various sectors of society.
“Today’s groundbreaking ceremony of Bagh-e-Dastoor is a momentous occasion for all Pakistanis. It symbolizes our unwavering dedication to the principles enshrined in our constitution, which is the bedrock of our democracy,” stated Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf.
“As we celebrate the golden jubilee of the Constitution, we pay tribute to Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, a towering figure who played a pivotal role in laying the foundation of our democratic system. His indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment to the people’s welfare continue to inspire us to this day”, he remarked while speaking on the occasion.
Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf in a momentous event today, performed the groundbreaking of #Bagh_e_Dastoor, as part of the National Assembly’s ongoing Golden Jubilee celebration of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan,1973.
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The Speaker said, “Bagh-e-Dastoor is an emblematic project designed to honor and uphold the values enshrined in the Constitution of Pakistan. It serves as a testament to the nation’s commitment to democracy, justice, and the rule of law”.
While expressing his profound reverence for the Constitution, he emphased on its significance as the cornerstone of a prosperous and progressive Pakistan. He highlighted the tireless efforts of the founding fathers and credited their visionary leadership in shaping the nation’s destiny.
Raja Pervez Ashraf also called upon all Pakistanis to actively engage in safeguarding and promoting the values of the Constitution, fostering unity, and working towards a prosperous future for the nation.
Bagh-e-Dastoor, which is planned to be constructed opposite Parliamentary Lodges at D-Chowk, will serve as a place of reflection and inspiration for citizens and future generations, reinforcing their understanding of the constitutional rights and responsibilities.
It also aims to foster a sense of unity and pride in the nation’s democratic heritage while highlighting the contributions of the great leaders who have shaped Pakistan’s democratic journey.