The Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) has released its own projection of political personalities that could take over command as the prime minister during the next 10-15 years.
The PILDAT analysis is based on the promise and potential that the people on their list have shown. The compilation has been produced as a book, and has helped highlight the role that those enlisted can play.
The list includes (in alphabetical order) Ahsan Iqbal, Aitzaz Ahsan, Asad Umar, Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari, Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Hamza Shahbaz, Hina Rabbani Khar, Humayun Akhtar Khan, Imran Khan, Ishaq Dar, Khurram Dastagir Khan, Liaqat Baloch, Marvi Memon, Maryam Nawaz, Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Omar Ayub Khan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Shahbaz Sharif and Shazia Marri.
Going by the PILDAT projections, love-birds – Bilawal Bhutto and his alleged beloved Hina Rabbani Khar both stand chance to become Pakistan Prime Minister during the coming years. Duo had made headlines about their secret love affair.
The people on the list have been judged in terms of the role that they play within their respective party. Their level of engagement with the masses and charisma, along with demonstrated ability to be a part of the government at any level, etc.
Data used to develop the volume has been taken from many different outlets including official websites, publications, social media etc. In some cases interviews were also conducted to get the right kind of information.
The future of Pakistan largely depends on the leaders that the people choose. The top 20 options paint an interesting picture for the country.