The eldest daughter of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and President Asif Ali Zardari, Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari, and her fiancé Mahmood Chaudhry got engaged as important personalities including business tycoons, politicians, and lawyers were present at the engagement ceremony at the Bilawal House Karachi.
Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari and her fiancée Mahmood Chaudhry wore traditional outfits.
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The engagement ceremony was held in open area of Bilawal House Karachi. PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto could not attend her sister’s engagement ceremony who is self-isolating himself as he has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Sources informed BOL News that there were around a dozen family members of Mahmood Chaudhry at the event, with some Pakistani business tycoons among the more than 100 guests as well.
Bilawal Bhutto virtually attended his sister’s engagement ceremony as he was in quarantine. Bakhtawar’s sister, Aseefa, introduced the PPP boss to the guests via video call.
Bilawal Bhutto thanked the guests individually through the call, while Asif Ali Zardari continued meeting guests and receive congratulations.
Who attended the ceremony?
Around 100-150 guests were present at Bakhtawar Bhutto’s engagement. Her father Asif Ali Zardari who was in hospital also attended the ceremony.
Benazir Bhutto’s sister and Bakhtawar’s aunt, Sanam Bhutto, Zardari’s sister Faryal Talpur, Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, PPP Senator Sherry Rehman, and Omni Group Chief Executive Anwar Majeed and his son, A.G. Majeed, were at the event, the sources added.
Business tycoon Riaz Laljee, former adviser to the prime minister and chief of the Ziauddin Group of Hospitals, Dr Asim Hussain, and former law minister and Zardari’s legal counsel, Farooq H. Naek, were present at the engagement ceremony.
Foreign guests, who arrived from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), were also in present at the event.
What food Was Served to the guests?
Guests were treated to English food and Pakistani such as koftay, chicken broast biryani and fish. Special meals were also prepared for the kids.
Bakhtawar the eldest daughter of Asif Ali Zardari and late former Prime Misister Benazir Bhutto thanked people for their “love & prayers”, saying she would “be able to celebrate in a post-Covid world”.
“Very sentimental & emotional day,” said Bakhtawar on Twitter. “So grateful for everyone’s love & prayers. Especially our PPP family who, I know, are eager to participate.”