The Baghdad Center of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan commemorated the 44th anniversary of the founding of the PUK with official public attendance and presence of a large masses.
In a speech at the ceremony, Pola Talabani, the official of Baghdad's Center of the PUK, called for a minute of silence for the honorable martyrs of Iraq and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. As he welcomed the attendees, he pointed out the party's struggle over the last four decades and the great brotherly role played by the late President Mam Jalal since the founding of the PUK with his comrades.
Talabani pointed out that Mam Jalal's assumption of the presidency of the republic and his international relations at the Arab and regional levels restored Iraq's prestige and good relations with the neighboring countries and the region and planted his love in the hearts of all Iraqis.
Talabani said: Today the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is following the same path as Mam Jalal and the leadership of the party, where he plays his national role among the political parties with his place and political form respected by all the national forces and do not forget to pay tribute to the martyrs of the PUK.
Talabani stressed that we will remain on Mam Jalal’s path in order for the PUK’s message which was drawn for us to remain in democracy, human rights and the right to self-determination.
During the ceremony, a documentary about the PUK’s march and poems on the occasion were screened.
PUKmedia – Jamil Zangana - Baghdad