Ghinwa Bhutto
Pakistani politician
Ghinwa Bhutto
Ghinwa Bhutto is a politician and the widow of Murtaza Bhutto. She is also the sister-in-law of the late Benazir Bhutto. She is of Syrian-Lebanese origin and is the second wife of Murtaza Bhutto and stepmother of Fatima Bhutto. Ghinwa has been estranged from the powerful Bhutto family ever since she accused Benazir and her husband Asif Ali Zardari of conspiracy to the 1996 murder of Mir Murtaza. She also accused Benazir and Zardari of corruption.
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Decision to become US ally wasn't made in the blink of an eye - The News International
Google News - over 5 years
Ghinwa Bhutto, Imran Khan, Dr Abdul Hayee Baloch were uncertain. On September 17 in a meeting in the Presidency the finance minister said Pakistan had foreign loans of $38 billion. On the proposal of Shaukat Aziz it was decided to get grants and
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Karachi Target killing result of immature policies of rulers. Ghinwa Bhutto - Pakistan Christian Post
Google News - over 5 years
(Nazir Siyal) Chairperson PPP Shaheed Bhutto Ghinwa Bhutto has said that the public in Karachi are facing terrorism, target killings and other crises in Karachi due to the immature policies of the present rulers. Talking to the different delegations of
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Ghinwa Bhutto warmely welcomed - Pakistan Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Larkana—Chairperson PPP (Shaheed Bhutto) Ghinwa Bhutto arrived at Moen-Jo-Daro Airport, where large number of workers along with leaders accorded warm welcome and showered rose petals. During her seven days visit, Ghinwa will also address the party
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Heirs of Bhutto family go abroad for safety IG Sindh Durrani dismisses PPP-SB ... - The News International
Google News - over 5 years
... Fatima Bhutto and Zulfikar Junior, the children of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, have been sent abroad on an emergent basis, while Begum Ghinwa Bhutto, the present head of Bhutto family who was already abroad, has delayed her return to Pakistan
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Fatima Bhutto: Pakistan gave US the right to kill bin Laden - TVNZ
Google News - almost 6 years
Although active in supporting her mother Ghinwa Bhutto's Pakistan Peoples Party, Fatima Bhutto says she no desire to run for political office. Bhutto, 28, told Close Up of the political corruption and violence that is an intricate part of her county,
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SC halts PFT assets' transfer to Zardari, children - The News International
Google News - almost 6 years
Ghinwa Bhutto, the widow of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, had also filed an appeal in the Supreme Court, seeking a share in, and rights to, the property of late Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his spouse Begum Nusrat Bhutto. On April 26, the court issued
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Bhutto Readies Homecoming Amid Security Fears
NYTimes - over 9 years
-- At the gate of the Bhutto family home here, a swarthy guard, almost as wide as he is tall, stands watch, magazines of ammunition strapped to his chest and an embroidered cap on his head. No one is allowed even a peek through the gate, he said. Known here simply as Prime Minister's house, this is the country home of the opposition leader and
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Is Bhutto Good, Bad or Ugly? Pakistanis Will Decide Today
NYTimes - about 20 years
At her final rally over the weekend for Monday's general election, Benazir Bhutto offered a crowd grown damp from drizzling rain a last, hoarse rendition of what has been her battle cry for re-election. ''Whether I am good, bad or ugly, it is for the people of Pakistan to decide,'' she said. For a decade, Ms. Bhutto has dominated Pakistan's
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Pakistan's Corruption Drive Falters, Creating Political Openings
NYTimes - about 20 years
Six weeks after Pakistan's President dismissed the Government of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the caretaker administration appointed to root out corruption has acknowledged that the effort has been largely unavailing. The new Government has not been able to gather enough evidence to act against top politicians, including Ms. Bhutto and her
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ghinwa Bhutto
    THIRTIES
  • 2007
    However, when Benazir was assassinated on December 27, 2007 Ghinwa put their differences aside.
    More Details Hide Details She attended the funeral with her step daughter, Fatima Bhutto.
    After the first suicide attack following Benazir's return to Pakistan in October 2007, Ghinwa remarked: "I think she has invited trouble herself.
    More Details Hide Details She has always thrived on this victimisation complex. She always loves to be the victim and whatever happens to anybody, at the end she is a victim."
    In August 2007 Ghinwa Bhutto passed the BA exams from the Punjab University in First Division with 526 marks.
    More Details Hide Details Ghinwa, roll # 86604, appeared as a private candidate. To be eligible to contest elections, Ghinwa chose to take the Punjab University BA exam because the results were to be declared by the end of August, before the elections.
  • 2002
    In 2002, Pakistani election authorities rejected her candidacy for the October 10 election.
    More Details Hide Details Ghinwa was rejected on the grounds of not possessing the required minimum academic qualification of a university degree.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1997
    She formed PPP-SB and became the chairperson of that and ran for election in Larkana in 3 Feb 1997.
    More Details Hide Details Benazir convinced her mother Nusrat Bhutto, then president of the Pakistan Peoples Party, to run against her. Though her opponent suffered from Alzheimer's disease, Ghinwa was defeated. Ghinwa lives in the Bhutto family home in Karachi with her son Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Jr. (named after his grandfather Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto) and her step daughter Fatima Bhutto. Prior to marrying Murtaza, Ghinwa worked as a ballet dancer/teacher. Benazir had on several occasions disparaged Ghinwa as a "Lebanese belly dancer".
    In 1997, Ghinwa staked claim to the Bhutto political legacy.
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  • 1996
    Ghinwa has been estranged from the powerful Bhutto family ever since she accused Benazir and her husband Asif Ali Zardari of conspiracy to the 1996 murder of Mir Murtaza.
    More Details Hide Details She also accused Benazir and Zardari of corruption. Zardari was arrested as a suspect in the murder of Murtaza, he was later released due to lack of evidence. Her husband's killers were never brought to justice.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1989
    Murtaza and Ghinwa would later marry in 1989.
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