|Subject : 86th birth anniversary of Z.A. Bhutto today
The 86th birth anniversary of founder of the Pakistan People s Party? Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (ZAB) is being observed today (Sunday).
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the only son of Sir Shah Nawaz Bhutto was born on January 5? 1928. He completed his early education from Bombay s Cathedral High School. He joined the University of Southern California in 1947? and later the University of California at Berkeley in June 1949.After completing his degree with honours in Political Science at Berkeley in June 1950? he was admitted to Oxford.Z.A Bhutto was called to Bar at Lincoln s Inn in 1953. On his return to Pakistan? Bhutto started practicing Law at Dingomal s.
In 1958? he joined President Iskander Mirza s Cabinet as Commerce Minister. He was the youngest Minister in Ayub Khan s Cabinet. In 1963? he took over the post of Foreign Minister from Muhammad Ali Bogra.
His first major achievement was to conclude the Sino-Pakistan boundary agreement on March 2? 1963. In mid 1964? Bhutto helped convince Ayub of the wisdom of establishing closer economic and diplomatic links with Turkey and Iran.He laid the foundation of Pakistan People s Party on November 30? 1967.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto made country s defence impregnable by starting nuclear programme. He made possible the consensus enactment of constitution of 1973.