16th Nov-1988 – Benazir Bhutto Elected as the First Female PM of Pakistan

Benazir Bhutto Elected as the First Female Prime Minister of Pak

On 16th November 1988, Benazir Bhutto was elected as the first female Prime minister of Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto was born on June 21, 1953, in Karachi, and died on  December 27, 2007, in Rawalpindi. Bhutto was the daughter of the politician Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, who was a Pakistani leader from 1971 to 1977. She is a Pakistani politician who became the first female leader of a Muslim state in modern history. She was Prime Minister of Pakistan for two terms, 1988-90 and 1993-96.

The first woman to lead a democratic government in a Muslim majority country. She works for her party until she died with full dedication. She studied at Harvard University and Oxford University. She was the president of the Oxford Union.

Benazir Bhutto was appointed chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), his father’s party, after the execution in 1979. She frequently suffered from house arrest and she went into exile from 1984 to 1986. She returned to Pakistan after the martial law was revoked, and she soon became a leader in political opposition to the military dictatorship. In short, she was a great lady with different visions and a powerful woman who was focused on her mission always.

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