Pakistan

Benazir Bhutto's Only Son Launches Political Career

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is 24 years old, meaning he cannot stand in an election until his birthday in September

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(Reuters)—The 24-year-old only son of assassinated former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is due to launch his political career on Thursday, the fifth anniversary of his mother's death.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is among hundreds of high-ranking Pakistani officials, including the current president, his father Asif Zardari, who gathered to commemorate Bhutto's killing in a gun and suicide attack during a 2007 political campaign rally.