Building a new democracy in Pakistan

THE NATION- By – Sherry Rehman, Pakistani Ambassador to the United States – January 9th, 2013

In 2008, the people of Pakistan were successful in their struggle for democracy, even though we lost our leader, Benazir Bhutto, in the campaign against terrorism and extremism, as she bravely led the way to representative government. As I fielded the rush of global messages condoling her death, I will never forget that the highest number came from the US Congress extolling her lifelong, courageous fight, remembering her as an iconic champion for democracy.

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