France confers 'More Human World Award' on Benazir

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Islamabad, Jun 30: The "More Human World Award" was conferred posthumously on former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto for her services in the field of democracy and humanity. A special ceremony was held last evening in France where Benazir Bhutto's daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari received the award on her late mother's behalf.

The award is given to people who render laudable services to humanity and play an important role in strengthening of democratic norms. Benazir Bhutto worked for international peace, democracy and liberty during her life, the report said and added that the award was bestowed on Benazir to acknowledge her services. A delegation of Pakistan People's Party (PPP), led by Secretary General Jehangir Badr, attended the ceremony. Twelve hundred people from 120 countries attended the event, said the report.


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