Monday, December 5

Tag: Pakistan Peoples’ Party

PPP nominates Tareen for PB-20 Pishin by-polls

QUETTA:Pakistan Peoples Party (PP) Balochistan has nominated Khair Muhammad Tareen advocate as its candidate for contesting the by-election of PB-20 Pishin, according to a statement issued by Sardar Sirbuland Jogezai, a spokesperson for PPP Balochistan here on Monday. The statement says that after seeking approval of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and President PPP Parliamentarian, Asif Ali Zardari, the party ticket for contesting the by-election of PB-20 Pishin had been awarded to Mr Tareen. It is pertinent to mention here that the seat of PB-20 Pishin had fallen vacant due to the death of Syed Muhammad Fazal Agha.

Minister: (Senate elections could be held in between Feb 12 to March 12: Interior Minister)

ISLAMABAD:Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said the Senate elections could be held in between 12th February to 12th March.   Talking to a private news channel, he said the government has decided to go to the Supreme Court to hold open ballot election in the Senate.   The Minister said the Pakistan Peoples Party had requested the Election Commission of Pakistan to hold bye elections on vacant seats. He said the Prime Minister wants to hold accountable those who looted the national wealth ruthlessly.

SHC extends Manzoor Wassan’s pre-arrest bail

KARACHI:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday extended the pre-arrest bail of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Manzoor Wassan in assets beyond income case.   A two-member bench of the SHC heard a petition filed by Manzoor Wassan through his counsel Naeem Iqbal, challenging investigation against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).   The NAB prosecutor told the court that the NAB will submit its response to the court after getting instruction from the chairman regarding the probe against the accused.   The court directed NAB investigation officer to present a progress report till February 16 and approved the extension of pre-arrest bail of Wassan. The court, later, adjourned the hearing till 16th February.   The PPP leader is accused o...

(EDU): Noted politician, one other join PPP

QUETTA:Noted tribal and political personality Malik Akram Bangulzai, along with Haji Umer Bangulzai, has announced to join Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).   Addressing a press conference at Quetta Press Club on this occasion, Sunday, PPP Provincial President Ali Madad Jatak said that PPP had been rendering sacrifices for the country for the last 53 years. “The coming era belongs to PPP. The PPP is the voice of people,” he added.   He said that PPP had been rendering sacrifices for the country for the last 53 years. The PPP would win the forthcoming election of Gilgit Baltistan with clear majority, said Jatak.  

PPP chairman pledges equal opportunities for girls, women in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that nations investing in the future of their girl child were not only earning pride for their generations but strengthening the foundation of peaceful, coherent and progressive societies besides inspiring the less fortunate counterparts in the world. In his message on the eve of International Day of the Girl Child being observed tomorrow the world over under the aegis of the United Nations, the PPP chairman said that Pakistani girls have the role-models like Fatima Jinnah and Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto who led the nation against the worst military dictators of their times fighting bravely. “Every Pakistani girl has the potential to become Fatima Jinnah and (Shaheed Mohtarma) Benazir Bhutto if they are provid...

Bilawal invites Maryam to address Shuhda-e-Karsaz public meeting on Oct 18

KARACHI:Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended invitation to PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif to address PDM public meeting being hosted by PPP in Karachi in the memory of Shuhda-e-Karsaz on October 18. The invitation was extended through the former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who along with another PML-N leader Miftah Ismail called on the PPP Chairman at Bilawal House today. PPP MNA Syed Naveed Qamar was also present at the meeting. On the occasion, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also invited Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to address the public meeting being organized in Gujranwala on October 16. Talking to the PML-N delegation, the PPP chairman pointed out that the selected Prime Minister had been frightened by the PDM movement and had resorted to threats of a...