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Aseefa Bhutto Zardari

Aseefa commends efforts, sacrifices of health teams for polio eradication

KARACHI: Rotary Ambassador for Polio Aseefa Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday celebrated World Polio Day at the Emergency Operation Centre for Polio and inoculated children with two drops of polio vaccine. During the ceremony Aseefa Bhutto Zardari gave presents to children and conversed with their families, followed by a cake cutting ceremony to mark world polio day, and also and met people responsible for managing the polio programme in Sindh. She appreciated the efforts made by the Sindh polio team in the eradication of…

Aseefa Bhutto decides to contest by-poll instead of general elections

KARACHI: The youngest daughter of former President Asif Ali Zardari, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday has decided to not contest the imminent general elections 2018, but instead contest by-polls from the Lyari constituency. According to sources, Aseefa would contest by-elections from any of the vacated seat by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. Bilawal, who is contesting for multiple seats, from both Lyari and Larkana, will vacate one if he wins both. Aseefa will then stand in the by-poll from the vacated constituency. Since,…

Aseefa Bhutto distributes Iftaar boxes among the poor in Karachi

KARACHI: Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, daughter of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto (late), distributed iftaar boxes among the poor and deserving families in Karachi on Sunday. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) set up an Iftar camp and the youngest member of Bhutto family, Aseefa  distributed iftar boxes to the needy near her residence Bilawal House. In the video, she can be seen warmly interacting with the locals and receiving hugs of gratitude from women. Aseefa is also committed to eradicating polio from Pakistan.…

Shah’s remark on female lawmakers causes disquiet in NA

ISLAMABAD: The debate in National Assembly session today (Thursday) diverted when the Leader of the Opposition passed a prejudiced remark on female members of the House, ARY News reported. He was addressing the house when Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, over continuous chatter, asked women lawmakers either to be silent during the session or go outside the house. In response to the Speaker’s remarks, the opposition leader Khursheed Shah said, “don't stop them, these women fall ill if they do not talk.” His…

PPP denies Marwat joined party after Aseefa, Bakhtwar lash out

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party has denied that Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz leader and former minister Irfanullah Marwat has joined the party. A spokesman for the PPP said that no decision has been made on Marwat joining the PPP. Marwat had met with co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Friday after which it was presumed that he had joined the party. Zardari's daughters took exception and appeared unhappy about the decision of their father to allow Marwat saying that he was not welcome in the party, and vented their…

Zardari aims high for elections in 2018, announces party strategy

KARACHI: Just a day after returning to Pakistan from Dubai and ending a self-imposed exile of a year and a half, co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari has finalised a party strategy to win the next general elections in 2018. In a party meeting on Saturday that deliberated on various national and party issues, Zardari decided to launch his daughters, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari and Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, into the political arena. “Bakhtawar and Aseefa will actively participate in the politics of Sindh,…