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Pakistan has been plagued by economic crisis, political unrest, and now by catastrophic and deadly flooding. 

At 34 years old, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the country’s youngest foreign minister and the leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party, the second-largest coalition party in the current government. Bhutto Zardari will join FP’s editor in chief, Ravi Agrawal, for a wide-ranging interview to discuss how his government is coping with the disaster and what its plans are to help mitigate the various crises facing the country. The two will discuss Bhutto Zardari’s new role, his plans to move the country forward, the future of his coalition government, and much more. 

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Pakistan’s foreign minister

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is Pakistan’s foreign minister. He is the leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party, the second-largest coalition party in the current government. Bhutto Zardari’s mother was Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s former prime minister and the country’s first female leader, who was assassinated in 2007. His father, Asif Ali Zardari, was Pakistan’s president from 2008 until 2013. ​​ 

Ravi Agrawal

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