Asif Ali Zardari a name which is recognized by almost every Pakistani. He started his career as a businessman carrying out his family legacy as his father Mr. Hakim Ali Zardari was known to be a famous landlord and a business person as well.
As he used to own two cinemas in Karachi. With the passage of Asif Ali Zardari proved his metal in the field of business. But that was not the reason behind his popularity. The real reason which made him popular was that when he married the popular public figure Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto ex-prime minister daughter Benazir Bhutto who herself became later Prime Minister of Pakistan two times.
After marriage, his personal life came in light and it was believed that he was using his links in the government afterward to benefit himself illegally. This was used as propaganda by the opponents of his wife to destroy her image as she was their political rival.
Since then Mr. Asif Ali Zardari got popularity by the name of Mr. Ten Percent as it was believed that he keep ten percent commissions in all government projects. After the assassination of her wife, he rose to power in 2008. During his tenure as a president, various corruption cases got into the news. His tenure is believed to be one of the most corrupted tenure of Pakistan.
Also, it is believed in Pakistan as well as internationally that he was a corrupt leader and mastermind of many scandals one of the recent scandals could be Ayan Ali case who is believed to be doing money trafficking on behalf of Asif Ali Zardari. On the corruption cases, he is in jail nowadays and is currently under trial.
Bilawal Bhutto his son a junior politician recently commented that he is not given the due medical assistance which he was entitled to get and looks like the current government is trying to murder him. His concerns are true if he is not given the due medical facilities as does not matter how much he is corrupt he cannot be deprived of basic human rights. Also, one interesting fact about Asif Ali Zardari is up till now he is innocent by law despite being having a highly corrupt personality.