Wednesday, February 1

Tag: Pakistan Peoples’ Party

(National): Opposition APC forms new alliance, demands resignation of PM Imran

Islamabad:An all parties conference of major opposition parties hosted by the Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) here Sunday formed a new political alliance, Pakistan Democratic Alliance, and demanded resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The APC was addressed virtually by the founder of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif from London. It was also addressed by PPP leader Asif Zardari, Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Maulana Fazlur Rahman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and other leaders. PML-N leader Mariam Nawaz also attended the moot. The APC agreed to form a new political alliance named Pakistan Democratic Alliance. It demanded resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. It also announced to hold a series of protests and marches against the sitting government from the first ...

(Court): SHC extends interim bail of chief minister’s advisor, others

Karachi:Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday extended the interim bail of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leader Aijaz Jakhrani and others. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) claimed to have completed another inquiry against Jakhrani and others. The NAB prosecutor informed the court that an inquiry had been completed against the accused and a reference would be filed soon. According to the NAB prosecutor, Jakhrani and others had committed corruption in the name of development projects and NAB has got important evidence against the accused persons. The court ordered NAB to file a reference against accused persons and it sought a report within six weeks. The court directed the NAB prosecutor to forward the copy of these orders to director general NAB Sukkur. The court extended the inte...

President: (Reviving Karachi’s economy rests on its infrastructure: President)

Islamabad:President Dr Arif Alvi has said a good package of worth eleven hundred billion rupees for Karachi and further discussion on needs of rest of Sindh is a welcome response. In a tweet on Sunday, he said rains have devastated Karachi, the biggest tax payer of the country. He said reviving its economy rests on its infrastructure, water supply, rain drains and sewage. He said Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf cooperation in earnest can do wonders to lift his city out of misery.