• Saturday, June 25, 2022

ASIA

Zardari ‘could be kingmaker’

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BHUTTO FAMILY SEEKS TO MAKE A MARK IN ELECTION PAKISTAN’S only major left-leaning political party is fighting for its electoral relevance and to preserve the legacy of the country’s best-known political dynasty weeks before the country heads to the polls. In his first election campaign, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the scion of the storied Bhutto family who now heads the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), is attempting to recapture the support for his mother, two-time former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, enjoyed on her return from exile in 2007, before she was assassinated on the campaign trail. Party leaders insist the 29-year-old Bhutto, Oxford-educated like…

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