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Former Pak prez Zardari starts weekly show with TV channel

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Former president of has started his weekly show with a local private TV channel in which he appears as a political analyst.

The former president's show named "Khappay with President Asif Ali Zardari" will be aired every Sunday at 9:30 pm (local time), Bol TV said.

Zardari's first show was aired yesterday in which he appeared live from his residence Bilawal House in and responded to questions posed by an anchor.

Zardari, 61, targeted the for failing to appoint a full-time foreign minister.

"If the does not have a foreign minister, then, I believe, there is no concern for Pakistan's position on the global stage and the numerous challenges the country is facing," he said.

Zardari the second prominent political personality roped in by Bol TV after former president general started his show on the same channel.

The Sindhi word 'Khapay' in the show's name roughly translates as "live long" and is linked with a famous speech made by Zardari after his wife and former two-time premier Benazir Bhutto was killed in 2007.

The atmosphere was charged in his home province of Sindh where some of the angry workers of the party raised slogans against Pakistan, saying 'na khappay', prompting Zardari to respond forcefully to silence them by saying 'khappy'.

Zardari, who is co-chairperson of People's Party, served as the 11th President of from 2008 to 2013.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 19:28 IST