ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the sacrifices of the martyrs of the Karsaz tragedy would not go waste and the vision of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto to make Pakistan a democratic, progressive and prosperous country would be translated into reality. The Prime Minister was talking to Federal Minister for Commerce, Makhdoom Amin Fahim who called on him at PMs House on Monday evening. The Prime Minister, who is the Vice Chairman of PPP, paid rich tribute to the Karsaz martyrs. He said, This day reminds us that moderate and democratic forces are battling against the forces of extremism. He added that Shaheed Banazir Bhutto was the symbol of resistance against the forces of extremism and militancy. He further viewed that the sacrifice of the martyrs has strengthened the resolve of the nation to stand against these forces. The Prime Minister said that the government has embarked upon the policy of reconciliation and consultation in line with the vision of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto and this has helped in resolving the issues of national importance with consensus. He reiterated the resolve to pursue this policy in the future course of governance. Amin Fahim, who is also Vice Chairman of PPP, informed the Prime Minister about various initiates being undertaken by the Ministry of Commerce for further enhancing the trade links of Pakistan with various international blocks and countries. He also briefed the Prime Minister about the projected trade volume and other steps for attracting more investments in various sectors in the country.