LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has become eligible to run for the Parliament as he celebrates his 25th birthday Saturday.
According to party sources, a key meeting will be held in Lahore to formally announce his appointment as head of the Peoples Party. Former President Asif Ali Zardari will be party’s patron-in-chief.
The young PPP leader will also speak to jiyalas through a video link.
Sources say that a proposal is under consideration to take Bilawal to the Parliament. A final approval in this regard will be made by the PPP’s central executive committee.
Once approved by the CEC, Bhutto will contest by-election to formally kick-start his political career.
“Another landmark in my life without my mama SMBB (Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto),” Bhutto posted on his twitter account.