Asif Ali Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari is the 11th President of Pakistan from era 2008 to 2013. Asif Ali Zardari is the first president of Pakistan who complete his tenure of 5 years in the 67 year long history of Pakistan. He was succeeded by the Mamnoon Hussain as president in 2013.
Asif Ali Zardari son of Hakim Ali who is the landowner of Sindh. Publicity of Zardari was started when he married with Benazir Bhutto in 1987 which became the prime minister of Pakistan in1988.After the dismissal of Bhutto’s Government by Ghulam Ishaq Khan in 1990, Asif Ali Zardari was criticized for involvement Corruption Scandals. When Bhutto’s Government came to power in 1993 he was selected as Federal Investment Minister.
After involvement of Zardari in politics a tension increase between zardari and Murtaza Bhutto. Murtaza was killed in Karachi on 20 September, 1996 by police encounter which again lead to dismissal of Government of Bhutto. Zardari was arrested and Murtaza was murdered in the case of Corruption.
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Asif Zardari was released from jail in 2004 and went into self-exile top Dubai. He returned from Dubai After the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 in order to take charge of PPP party. He was elected as new chairman of the PPP and led victory in the election 2008 and became the president of Pakistan on 6th September, 2008.
Zardari and Benazir Bhutto had one son and two daughters. There are lots of rumor about the marriage of Asif Zardari and Tanveer Zamani but Zardari denied all the rumors about his marriage and make legal action against the rumor supporter i.e. Jang Group.
Asif Ali Zardari have net worth of $1.8 billion. He received $60 million in his Swiss bank account through an offshore company. He have estates in Surrey, London, Pakistan and Normandy. In Pakistan, He have home in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad which are named as Bilawal House 1, Bilawal House 2 and Zardari House. Surrey Estate of Zardari have 365 acre contains 20 luxury bedroom, two forms, lodgings and basement which look like a pub.
Author :Muhammad Hassan Zafar
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