As part of the understanding, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) candidates for the by-polls in NA-75 Daska (Sialkot) and PP-51 Wazirabad (Gujranwala) have withdrawn their nomination papers in favour of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) nominees in both the constituencies.
The whole political system in Pakistan has become totally outdated, corrupt and it needs an overhaul completely (“Ruckus in House as govt tables open ballot bill for Senate polls,” Feb. 6, Gulf Today website). The Senate of Pakistan is the Upper House
The letter claimed that Altaf had come under serious financial stress after the event of Aug.22, 2016 when he raised slogans against the unity of Pakistan and his party effectively sacked him.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday blamed the opposition parties (Pakistan Democratic Movement) for endangering people's lives by holding public meetings.
Giving out the verdict, the court told the chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to sell Sharif’s shares. Authorities may proceed with any auction that they do not receive an objection against.
In a tweet on Sunday, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Shibli Faraz said the prime minister will receive phone calls from general public at 4pm tomorrow. General public can contact the prime minister by dialing 051-9210809 to directly talk to Imran Khan.
"Why do these revelations expose repeatedly?” he posed a question in a series of tweets, and said exactly what he has been saying in his 24 years fight against corruption, which is the biggest threat to Pakistan’s progress. "These elites come to power and plunder the country.”
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday quashed reports that he had died, after it emerged that changes had been made to his Wikipedia profile to say he had passed away.
"This afternoon I felt a slight fever and immediately quarantined myself at home," Qureshi said on Twitter. He said he felt healthy and would carry on his duties from home.
The court also issued a notice to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), seeking its reply on the matter by June 13. The judge accepted PTA’s appeal seeking more time to submit its reply, which was earlier sought by the court.