Sunday, December 30, 2007

Breaking News: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to Head PPP


Although at 19 he is too young to stand for parliament in Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto is to become double-barreled and also Chair of the PPP reports BBC Online

Mr 10%, 20% (and counting) Asif Ali Zardari will run the party day to day as a kind of regent while Makhdoom Amin Fahim, the existing Deputy Chair is likely to be the Prime ministerial candidate for the party.

In the BBC profile for Bilawal it is announced au contraire he is to become a single barreled Bhutto. He is to complete his studies at Oxford before taking day-to-day charge over from his dad.

Although repeatedly accused of corruption and having spent extended spells in prison Mr Zardari protests his innocence and has never been convicted.

1 comment:

rupahuq said...

He's also on Facebook, at least twice:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article3123848.ece