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Zai·di

 (zī′dē)
n. pl. Zaidi or Zai·dis
A member of any of various branches of Shiism, concentrated mainly in the southern Arabian Peninsula, that accept the authority though not the infallibility of living imams as temporal and spiritual successors to Muhammad.

[Arabic zaydī, after Zayd ibn Ali (died 740), whom Zaidis recognize as the fifth imam, in contrast to Twelver Shiites, who recognize his brother Muhammad ibn Ali al-Baqir (676-c. 743) as the fifth imam.]
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KARACHI -- Ongoing clean Karachi campaign led by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf leader Ali Zaidi has been stopped due to Muharram ul Harram.
Karachi -- Ongoing clean Karachi campaign led by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) leader Ali Zaidi has been stopped due to Muharram ul Harram.
KARACHI -- Federal Minister for Maritimes Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi Friday sought the people's help for cleaning Karachi and asked the citizens to expose those who throw garbage on public places.
KARACHI -- Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi has said that 'Let's Clean Karachi Campaign' is serving the people of the city.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and updated him over the ongoing cleanliness drive in Karachi.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and updated him over the ongoing cleanliness drive in Karachi.
'The amount collected in taxes from Karachi is being transferred to Dubai [by PPP leadership],' alleged Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, the federal minister for Maritime Affairs.
The minister, Ali Haider Zaidi, said that he will clean all the trash on the streets of Karachi -- within the next two weeks -- with the help of citizens.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Naeemul Haque on Thursday rubbished rumours regarding removal of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi, saying that he would retain his position.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister Naeemul Haque on Thursday rebuffed the rumours regarding the removal of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi.
Members of FBR who report directly to the chairman told Dawn that a certain amount of disconnect exists between them and Zaidi. One of them said that the chairman shares no information with the members posted at the tax body.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan's special assistant Naeem ul Haque said on Thursday that Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi was not being changed.Reports were rife in the media that FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi was being removed while there were also rumours pertaining to changes in Prime Minister Imran Khan's economic team.