Introduction – PPP

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The Pakistan People’s Party (Urdu: پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی‎; commonly referred to as PPP) is a centre-left, progressive, and democratic socialist political party in Pakistan. Affiliated with the Socialist International, its political philosophy and position, by country’s political spectrum, is considered centre-left with the strong public promotion of the components of social liberalism on economic standard, and the social democratic principles.
It has been a major and influential party in the country. Since its founding, the party’s leadership has been dominated by the members of the Bhutto-Zardari family. Although its centre of gravity lies in the southern province of Sindh, the party also enjoys considerable support in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Since its formation in 1967, the PPP has been voted into power on five separate occasions (1970, 1977, 1988, 1993, 2008)

Leaders:

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1967–79)

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Nusrat Bhutto (1979–84)

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Benazir Bhutto (1984–2007)

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Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (2007–present)

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President Asif Ali Zardari

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Chairman: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Asif Ali Zardari (Co-Chairman and Chairman of the CEC)
Secretary-General: Jahangir Badar
Founded: 30 November 1967; 45 years ago
Headquarters: People’s Secretariat, Parliament Lodges at Islamabad
Student wing: Peoples Students Federation (PSF)
Ideology: Social democracy, Democratic socialism, Social liberalism,
Egalitarianism, Progressivism

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