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PPP to hold key meeting in Karachi today

KARACHI: A high level meeting of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has been summoned on Friday at Bilawal House to mull over the country’s political situation, ARY News reported on Friday. Sources relayed that the meeting will be chaired by Chairman PPP, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. The meeting is expected to discuss changing the senate chairman. It will be attended by the senior leadership of the party. “Matters related to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report pertaining to fake bank…

Govt won’t complete its five years, claims Zardari

BADIN: Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday claimed that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan would not complete his five years' tenure, reported ARY News. "Listen every one in Pakistan! Imran Khan would not complete his term,"  said Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-chairman while addressing a public meeting in Badin district on the death anniversary of a peasant leader Fazil Raho. "You should learn to govern if you have accidentally become a prime minister," he added. "Learn how to run a country." Zardari also…

Govt’s reply sought on petition seeking Zardari’s disqualification

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday directed the federal government to submit comments on a petition seeking the disqualification of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, ARY News reported. Advocate Muzamil Khan moved the petition in the high court, claiming that former president Asif Ali Zardari didn’t take measures despite being in the know in advance about the United States (US) forces' raid in Abottabad in 2011. He, therefore, pleaded that the PPP leader be disqualified as…

Money laundering: NAB likely to file reference against Zardari, Talpur soon

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is likely to file a reference against former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in the mega money laundering scam soon, ARY News reported. The corruption watchdog, which has been tasked by the Supreme Court to probe into the scam, would file the reference in an accountability court. On Jan 7, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar directed the government to strike off the names of PPP Chairman…

Cabinet to decide on exclusion of 172 names from ECL tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside over a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad on Thursday (tomorrow), ARY News reported. The cabinet will take up a 26-point agenda which includes the recommendations of a review committee on the inclusion of 172 names in the Exit Control List (ECL). The cabinet last week referred the issue of the inclusion of the names of PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, his son Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and other…

ECP to hear disqualification reference against Zardari on Jan 10

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will take up a reference seeking the disqualification of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Jan 10. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Khurram Sher Zaman, who moved the petition, left for Islamabad today to appear before the commission for the initial hearing of his plea. The commission will likely decide on the maintainability of the petition in the preliminary hearing. Speaking to the media before departure, the PTI leader from Sindh…

‘Unfazed’ Zardari says he is ready to even face up to 50 cases

BADIN:  Former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said he was ready to brave even 50 cases at a time, insisting he would face up to all the charges leveled against him without being hesitant, ARY News reported. ‘Why do you do the job that you don’t have any command on…I’ve never played cricket because I didn’t know about it,” he said while lambasting the government during his address in Badin. He recalled that when the PPP government came to power. “I directed then minister…

SC winds up petition against Zardari, Musharraf in NRO case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday disposed of a petition seeking to reopen the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case against Pakistan People's Party co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, erstwhile President Pervez Musharraf and former attorney general Malik Abdul Qayyum. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing the petition filed by Feroz Shah Gillani seeking directives for authorities to recover huge amount of public money squandered by the…

Masses always supported PPP: Zardari

KASHMORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said that the masses always showed trust in PPP because only his party is capable to understand and resolve the public issues. Addressing a public meeting in Kashmore, Asif Ali Zardari said that there was no need to put his name on the Exit Control List (ECL) as he had already submitted his passport to get bail. He said that Sindh will establish its own gas company and serve the people across the country. The PPP leader said that he is…