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Historic Swearing-In Ceremony: Asif Ali Zardari Assumes Presidency for the Second Term

Islamabad, March 10, 2024, The Europe Today: In a landmark moment for Pakistan, the Co-Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari, took the oath as the 14th President of the country on Sunday, commencing his second term as the head of state, as reported by The Gulf Observer.

The solemn ceremony unfolded at the Presidency, with Chief Justice of Pakistan, Qazi Faez Isa, administering the oath of office to President Zardari. The distinguished occasion was attended by governors and chief ministers from all provinces, highlighting a national representation, although notably absent was Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur.

Among the eminent personalities present were former president Dr. Arif Alvi, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif, Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, former foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Bakhtawar Bhutto, Asifa Bhutto, Army Chief General Asim Munir, and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Sahir Shamshad Mirza.

President Zardari’s return to the presidency signals high expectations for continued leadership, dedicated to the progress and prosperity of Pakistan. The ceremony affirmed the trust and mandate bestowed upon him by the people, underscoring his pivotal role in shaping the nation’s political landscape.

The swearing-in ceremony was conducted with due solemnity, symbolizing the nation’s commitment to democratic traditions and the peaceful transition of power. As President Zardari embarks on his second term, there is optimism that his leadership will bring stability and progress, addressing the diverse challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Pakistan.

The nation looks forward to witnessing the implementation of President Zardari’s vision, with aspirations for a prosperous and harmonious future under his stewardship.