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Asif Zardari

Asif Ali Zardari the son of Hakim Ali Zardari, a Sindhi landlord, businessman, and politician. Asif Zardari got his educated at Saint Patrick’s School in Karachi and later studied business in London. He gained a reputation as a playboy and gadfly for his easygoing lifestyle. an avid polo player and an intense competitor, Asif Zardari demonstrated little interest in the political scene. His betrothal to Bhutto, who was the daughter of former president and prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and whom he had first met five days prior to the public announcement of their engagement, surprised many observers. On December 18, 1987, the two were married in an arranged and relatively simple ceremony, and they went on to have three children: a son, Bilawal, and two daughters, Bakhtwar and Asifa.

when President Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq was killed, ending more than a decade of military rule. Bhutto’s subsequent success at the polls ushered her into office as prime minister. In 1990 her tenure was cut short by corruption-related scandal. Asif Zardari served as a member of the National Assembly from 1990 to 1993 during which time he was periodically released from prison to attend sessions. After a long journey of imprisonment and exhale He returned to Pakistan with Bhutto’s resumption of political activity in 2007 and was given amnesty for his alleged offenses.

the parliamentary elections of February 2008, the PPP captured one-third of the available seats, while the party of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif won one-fourth of the seats.  Asif Zardari easily won the September 2008 presidential elections.

Asif Zardari continued to play a key role in the PPP in the years after his presidency. He left the country in 2015, however, amid tensions with the security establishment. Shortly after his return in late 2016, he announced his intention to contest the 2018 legislative elections, after which he entered the National Assembly as one of the leaders of the opposition.