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New President Alvi receives ‘congratulatory remarks’ from contender Aitzaz

ISLAMABAD: The new President-elect Arif Alvi of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf received felicitation from Aitzaz Ahsan, one of his competitors in the presidential polls. PPP-backed candidate of the presidential race was speaking in ARY News program 11th Hour, where he said "It is time to let go differences as the representative institutions of Pakistan have elected the new president. There can be differences between people, but Arif Alvi is a noble man overall." Aitzaz Ahsan shared that the opposition was divided over the…

Fazl fails to get PPP’s support for presidential elections

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-e-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Monday met Pakistan People's Party (PPP) top leadership and tried to pursue them to support him and withdraw their candidate for upcoming presidential elections in his favour, ARY News reported.  Senior PPP leader Farhatullah Babar told media after the meeting that PPP has clearly refused the suggestion put forward by the JUI-F chief and will only vote for Aitzaz Ahsan, party's own presidential candidate. As a reporter asked Babar if…

‘Shehbaz Sharif won’t get anything, PML-N’s vote belongs to Nawaz, Maryam’

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP)  leader Aitzaz Ahsan has said that he believes that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) voter will only vote in future for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif or his daughter Maryam Nawaz, not Shehbaz Sharif, ARY News reported. "The PML-N vote bank does not belong to Shehbaz Sharif. He will get nothing unless Nawaz puts something in his lap. Tensions exist between the brothers on the party reins," he said talking to ARY News program 11th Hour. The father and daughter have…

Comments by few regarding head of ISI are baseless: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: In an apparent reply to PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Friday said that comments against head of premier intelligence agency ISI are baseless and misleading, ARY News reported. "Comments by few regarding head of premier int agency are baseless, misleading and unwarranted. Integrity of armed forces is beyond reproach," DG ISPR wrote on his official Twitter account. Comments by few regarding head of premier int agency are baseless,…

PM apologizes to Aitzaz, Khursheed over Nisar remarks

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday apologized Senator Aitzaz Ahsan and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah over remarks of Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan he used against Aitzaz on Thursday during the joint sitting of parliament, ARY News reported.

Aitzaz says government will not fall

ISLAMABAD: While taking exception to the government of PML-N for its policies, Pakistan People’s Party leader and senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Tuesday said the parliament was standing with the prime minister and government would not fall, ARY News reported.

Aitzaz announces Senate session under open sky

ISLAMABAD: PPP Senator, Barrister Chaudhary Aitzaz Ahsan announced to call a Senate session under the open sky on Wednesday - ARY News reports.Drone attacks, petroleum prices, rise in power tariffs, security situation and the attitude of Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan, Federal Interior Minister, will be discussed in the Senate session. While speaking to the media after a joint opposition session at the Parliament House, Aitzaz Ahsan claimed that an open  joint opposition session of the Senate will be held outside until the…