Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal did not appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday. He said the call-up notice served to him by the anti-corruption watchdog is “unconstitutional and illegal.”
Qureshi paid tribute to those soldiers who were martyred while defending the region and those who were protecting the Line of Control (LoC) even on the occasion of Eid. He also assured Kashmiri people of Pakistan's support.
Maryam claimed that some federal ministers were beseeching her party to start dialogue, but the PDM has rejected it. However, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz refuted the claim.
Criticising the opposition, the prime minister reiterated that he would not give any National Reconciliation Ordinance-like concession to the opposition leaders no matter how many rallies they staged.
The rally in the city of Multan was held a day after police, on orders from the government, carried out the arrests and banned the gathering, defending the move as necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan.
The PPP boss was planning to host the Pakistan Democratic Movement gathering at Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh Stadium in Multan on Nov.30. The gathering will also mark the party's 53rd foundation day.
“In my view, overseas Pakistanis should not only get the voting rights but should be allowed to be members of Parliament and Senate as well. No one can understand the problems of expats better than the overseas Pakistanis themselves. Their contribution towards uplifting the country’s economy is immense. Their services should be recognised,” Hans said.
The PPP chairman has criticised GB Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Raja Shahbaz Khan for holding a news conference in Islamabad and asked him to reveal details of "his meetings with government functionaries” during his stay in the federal capital.
Insiders said the meeting took place at the initiative of Maryam after she got reports that the PPP was unhappy over Sharif’s tweet in which he had rejected the army’s inquiry report on the Karachi incident relating to kidnapping of the Sindh police chief and termed it a “cover-up scapegoating juniors."
"President Asif Ali Zardari is pleased to announce, with the grace of God, the engagement of his and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's daughter Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari with Mr Mahmood Chaudhry on Nov.27, 2020," a statement issued by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) media cell said.