MUZAFFARGARH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Tuesday vowed to rehabilitate flood-hit areas after assessment of the damages inflicted in the wake of floods
While addressing the flood-affected people in Muzaffargarh, premier says “government will fulfill it’s responsibility to reduce your grief.”
The PM said government would try to compensate the losses – ranging from infrastructural and human resources – due to floods.
“I can understand the problems of flood victims and the government will do its best to rehabilitate those affected by the floods,” PM Nawaz remarks.
“Whoever has suffered losses because of floods, we will try to compensate those losses,” he added.
“I am standing by you; I will help you get back on your feet,” the prime minister says.
Nawaz also praises the flood victims for their patience in these tough times.
He praised th More details
Islamabad: PTI Chairman Imran Khan Tuesday urged the judiciary and Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk to safeguard fundamental rights of ordinary Pakistanis and the democracy.
In an address to the participants of Azadi March on Tuesday morning, Khan said that workers of his party are being arrested in clear violation of orders of the Islamabad High Court.
He urged Chief Justice of Pakistan to take notice of the situation.
“The rulers are taking the country towards civil war,” Khan warned.
PTI chief said that peaceful protest was their constitutional right, adding PTI has not violated any law during its 33-day long sit-in in capital Islamabad.
He said that the country is headed towards civil war and all the supporters are ready to fight the police and he shall not be able to hold his people for long.
Imran Khan subjected the lawyers and the judges who had stru More details
ISLAMABAD: The by-elections in the constituency vacated by Javed Hashmi would be held on October 16, announces Election Commission of Pakistan.
According to schedule issued by Election Commission of (ECP) NA-149 Multan II the nomination papers would be received on September 22 and 23 and their scrutiny would be held on September 24, 25.
Candidates can withdraw their names by September 30 and the final list of the candidates would be published next day.
President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) had resigned from the seat. More details
ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday disqualified Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) MNA Maulvi Agha Muhammad for contesting elections with a fake degree and terminated his National Assembly membership.
On September 9, an election tribunal in Balochistan had disqualified the JUI-F MNA for holding a fake degree and ordered re-elections in NA-261, Pishin-Ziarat, with immediate effect.
The JUI-F MNA held a degree from a religious seminary, which he had submitted to contest the May 11 general elections last year. JUI-F won three seats in the National Assembly during the elections.
Runner-up candidate Muhammad Essa Roshan of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) had challenged Muhammad’s degree, which was proven fake during the proceedings of the tribunal.
The tribunal had then sent its findings to the ECP. More details
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri has said the incumbent rulers were making the future of nation ‘bleak’ through endless corruption.
Revolution has now become a movement across the country, said Dr. Qadri while addressing his supporters at a sit-in camp at D-Chowk in Islamabad.
“All the ‘corrupt leaders’ unite in the parliament to protect their wrongdoings,” he added. A system which rulers call democracy is actual a ‘looting practice’, he lamented.
Lashing out at the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, he said the national wealth plundered by PM Sharif in 1990s was more than Rs 10 billion.
While addressing his workers, he revealed documents of financial records of leaders of Pakistan stored in Swiss bank accounts.
“Out of 13 banks in Switzerland, two of them contain over Rs10 billion. And this is just from two banks,” he say More details
FAISALABAD: At least 560 suspects involved in an attack on Pakistan Television (PTV) station in the federal capital have been arrested, Punjab Law Minister Rana Mashhood said Tuesday.
Addressing a seminar in University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Mashhood said that the government has visuals and pictures of accused involved in attacking the PTV station.
He said that the government wants to display the “real face” of those people staging sit-in in Islamabad.
Mashhood said First Information Report (FIR) into Model Town tragedy has been registered, however, he added that the complainant and witnesses are out of scene. More details
Islamabad: Joint session of Parliament will be held today (Wednesday) at 5 PM after one week break.
Speaker of National Assembly Ayaz Saddiq will chair the session, flood situation along with prevailing political crisis and other important matters will be discussed in the session. More details
Islamabad: Senior PTI leader Arif Alvi said that Javed Hashmi was no more President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
“PTI Chairman Imran Khan has the power to suspend any office bearer,” Alvi told media persons in Islamabad. He said that 410 PTI workers were still being kept at Adiala Jail.
Meanwhile, Shafqat Mahmood said deadlock persists between PTI and government on Prime Minister’s resignation, but there was consensus on judicial commission ordinance and timeframe.
Hashmi has believed to carry out suicide attack on his own party saying that Imran’s sit-in was scripted and PTI would be responsible if martial law is imposed in the country.
The Baghi leader had also revealed some shocking information which damaged PTI image, after that Imran Khan announced that his ways were different with Hashmi after More details
ISLAMABAD: Foreign office expressed its dismay at the latest allegations leveled in the statements issued by Afghanistan’s National Security Council and Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Foreign Office Spokesperson said repeated attempts by the Afghan side to implicate Pakistan’s intelligence institutions in terrorist activities are both unfounded and counter-productive.
It has been stressed to by us, time and again, that Pakistan remains committed to disallowing its territory to be used against any country. We would not allow anyone to breach Pakistan’s laws in this regard or to undermine our goals of fostering friendly and cooperative relations with neighbouring countries.
The spokesperson further said Pakistan believes that the threat of terrorism is best addressed through mutual cooperation, adding that Islamabad’s firm resolve to combat this menace, without any distin More details
ISLAMABAD: A police sub-inspector has resigned from his job and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) sit-in that continues for a month in the federal capital.
Yasir, who arrived at protest sit-in in his police uniform, was taken on shoulders by jubilant PTI supporters amid anti-government slogans.
On the occasion, the police official said that he has resigned from his post to join Imran Khan’s protest demonstration. More details