Daughter of the former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister late Benazir Bhutto was engaged to Mahmood Chaudhary in an intimate ceremony held at Bilawal House, Karachi.
Benazir Bhutto exchanged rings with Mahmood Choudhry in the presence of the city’s prominent names — including politicians, business tycoons, and lawyers — at the engagement ceremony at the Bilawal House.
The ceremony was held in the open area of Bilawal House Karachi, Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari’s engagement ceremony was without the presence of her brother and PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto, who has quarantined himself after testing positive for the Covid-19.
Although, he joined the ceremony through the video link.
Media reports claimed that the late 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. In addition, other 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 also present at the event.
However, Bakhtawar’s father Asif Ali Zardari was only able to attend the event for a very short period of time as he was also released from the hospital under strict directions from the doctors.
Zardari was shifted to the hospital after he fell sick on November 22.
As per the pictures and videos of the event on social media, the food menu for the guests included Pakistani and English food, such as koftay [meatballs], biryani, chicken broast, and fish, the sources said, adding that special meals were prepared for kids.
Bakhtawar-Bhutto Zardari said that it was “a very sentimental & emotional day,” she had said on Twitter. “So grateful for everyone’s love & prayers. Especially our PPP family who, I know, are eager to participate.”