Pakistan’s social media is abuzz with a shocking revelation about a love affair between Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
A Bangladeshi weekly tabloid has claimed that one of the Western intelligence agencies has stumbled upon a romantic relationship between the youngest foreign minister of Pakistan, Hina Rabbani Khar and Bilawal Bhutto, the son of President Asif Ali Zardari and slain Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
It said the intelligence report even indicated a ‘cold feud’ between the father and the son, following Bilawal’s decision to marry Hina Rabbani Khar, as she is poised to end her marital relations with millionaire businessman Firoze Gulzar, from whom she has two daughters named Annaya and Dina.
The weekly tabloid quoting sources said that President Asif Ali Zardari is vehemently opposing his son’s willingness to tie the knot with a woman with two children, saying it would not only jeopardize Bilawal’s political career but would also invite political doom for the ruling Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).
It added being aggrieved by his son’s ego and determination in marrying Hina Rabbani Khar, Asif Ali Zardari played a key role behind using the country’s intelligence agencies in spreading the scandal about the evasion of electricity bills worth Rs 70 million by Galaxy Textile Mills, a company owned by Khar’s husband Firoze Gulzar and father-in-law.
The media reports also alleged that she and her husband are also among many other beneficiaries of NRO – an ordinance drafted to save corruption money and provide immunity to the corrupt.
It claimed that, at this stage, sensing his father’s aggressive attitude towards Hina Rabbani Khar, Bilawal expressed anger and even threatened to resign from the post of Presidency of Pakistan People’s Party.
The tabloid said Bilawal told Asif Ali Zardari that he would settle in Switzerland with Hina Rabbani Khar and her daughters, though later he even told his father that, Hina might leave her daughters with her husband after the divorce.
It said that Bhutto’s mother Benazir Bhutto left a hidden wealth worth a few billion dollars in Switzerland and Bilawal is the legal nominee of all those properties.
The tabloid claimed that the secret affair between Bilawal Bhutto and Hina Rabbani Khar came to the knowledge of Asif Ali Zardari, when the duo was caught in a compromising situation inside the official residence of the President, where his son Bilawal Bhutto also resides.
Later, President Zardari collected mobile call records between Bilawal and Hina and found evidences of relations between the two.
It was also revealed that Hina Rabbani Khar sent Bilawal a greeting card on his birthday on September 21, 2011 with a hand-written message stating – “The foundation of our relations is eternal and soon we shall be just ourselves.”