ISLAMABAD - National Assembly Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza has donated blood as mark of birth anniversary celebration of Benazir Bhutto in the dispensary of the Parliament House on Saturday. She was also accompanied by MNAs Ms Shagufta Jumani, Ms Belam Hasnain, Ms Yasmin Rehman, Mr. Abdul Qadir Patal and Syed Akhoon Zada Chattan, who also donated blood in the dispensary of the Parliament House. On the occasion, the Speaker said that Benazir Bhutto had strong belief in democratic norms and had always worked for democracy, strength of Pakistan and prosperity of its people for which she embraced martyrdom. She said that Benazir Bhutto was the torch-bearer of women rights and always advocated for gender equality. She allocated quota for women in the services of Pakistan besides establishing women police stations and the First Women Bank in Pakistan during her Tenure as Prime Minister. She said that Shaheed loved Pakistan and its people and despite threats to her life, she (Benazir) came back to Pakistan. She further said that it was desire of the masses to see Benazir as Leader of the House but her sudden death shattered their dreams. She said that Benazir Bhutto was the upholder of the democratic and social missions of late Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto for which she made sacrifices.  She said that the martyrdom of Benazir Bhutto has created a vacuum, which is impossible to be filled. The Speaker said that it was the desire of Benazir Bhutto to see a strong and prosperous Pakistan where its inhabitants can lead a comfortable life. She said that the best way to celebrate the birth anniversary of BB was to donate blood and hold ceremonies of recitation of the Holy Quran for Shaheed Benazir Bhutto's soul. Dr Fehmida Mirza has also placed a register in her chamber for registering remarks and tributes of the MNAs for late Benazir Bhutt on her birth anniversary.