Senator Dr Babar Awan has been nominated Vice President of Pakistan People’s Party. The notification was issued on Thursday after approval by PPP Co-Chairman and President Asif Ali Zardari. He remained key figure in defending the constitutional and political affairs of the party for the last four years. A renowned politician and lawyer, made member of the Central Executive Committee of the party in 1997 by the late Benazir Bhutto.
Later, he was nominated as Coordinator of International Affairs of the Party in 1999. He held the office of Central Finance Secretary of the Party in 2000 and was awarded the ticket of National Assembly during the general elections of 2002 in Rawalpindi. He was selected as senator in 2005 on the only PPP seat from Punjab. He remained counsel of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Bakhtawar Bhutto and Asifa Bhutto in the case of Peoples’ Foundation.