Islamabad, Sept. 16 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari has urged people to guard against extremist mindset and appeasing militants.
The comments from Zardari came as he condemned the killing of army officers in a terrorist attack in Upper Dir on Sunday.
According to Dawn News, he warned the people against new forms of threats to democracy, adding that the greatest threat emanated from the militant mindset that seeks to impose their agenda through force.
He paid tribute to former prime ministers Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto as icons of democracy and countless leaders, who sacrificed their lives for democracy.
Zardari expressed hope that the observance of the International Democracy Day would strengthen the pro-democracy forces throughout the world and in Pakistan, the report added. (ANI)