Pakistan Peoples Party
The Pakistan People's Party (Urdu: پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی; commonly referred to as PPP) is a centre-left, progressive, and democratic socialist political party in Pakistan. Affiliated with the Socialist International, its political philosophy and position, by country's political spectrum, is considered centre-left with the strong public promotion of the components of social liberalism on economic standard, and the social democratic principles.
It is one of major and influential party in the country and since its founding, all of its leadership has been dominated by the members from the Bhutto-Zardari family. Although its centre of gravity lies in the southern province of Sindh, the party also enjoys considerable support in the more densely populated provinces of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Since its formation in 1967, the PPP has been voted into power on four separate occasions while denied popular mandate to govern twice in 1977 and 2002.
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