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Anti-polio strategy: caretaker CM calls task force meeting on July 2

KARACHI: While formulating anti- polio strategy to face the challenges, Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman has called a task force meeting on July 2. "No polio case has been detected in Sindh in the last one year, however, Karachi and Qambar-Shahdadkot districts have been rated as high risk areas," this was revealed in a meeting held here at the CM House on Monday under the chairmanship of the CM to review performance of polio programme. The meeting was attended by Provincial Coordinator POCC Shahnaz Wazir…

Caretaker CM orders registration of FIR against water theft

KARACHI: Sindh Caretaker Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman on Monday directed the Irrigation Department to take strict action against water theft by registering FIR so that water could be provided to the tail-enders. He took this decision on Monday while presiding over a joint meeting of the agriculture & irrigation departments here at the CM House. The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Minister for Agriculture Khair Mohammad Junejo, Minister Irrigation Mushtaq Shah, Principal Secretary to CM…

Allauddin Marri takes oath as caretaker CM of Balochistan

QUETTA: Allauddin Marri took oath as the caretaker chief minister of Balochistan in a ceremony in the provincial capital on Friday. Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai administered the oath to the interim chief minister at the Governor House. A day earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) nominated Mr. Marri as the caretaker CM after the outgoing government and opposition failed to pick a consensus candidate for the slot. Additional Secretary ECP Akhtar Nazir announced the name of interim Balochistan CM during…

Allauddin Marri named as caretaker CM of Balochistan

QUETTA: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday named Allauddin Marri as the caretaker chief minister of Balochistan after parliamentary committee failed to evolve consensus on the name. Additional Secretary ECP Akhtar Nazir announced the name of interim Balochistan CM during a press conference in Islamabad. On Wednesday, a meeting of the committee was held in the provincial capital Quetta which remained inconclusive as the government representatives didn’t turn up. The committee was formed after Chief…

ECP to decide name of Balochistan Caretaker CM tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The election commission will announce the name of Balochistan Caretaker CM on Friday (tomorrow) to complete the phase of the appointment of caretaker chief ministers in the country. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has called a meeting tomorrow at 10:00 am to take decision about the Caretaker Chief Minister of Balochistan. The ECP has received four names to decide about one of them as the interim chief minister of the province. The proposed names for the slot included Aslam Bhotani and Ashraf…

Ex-SC judge takes oath as caretaker CM of KP

PESHAWAR: Former Supreme Court Justice Dost Muhammad Khan was sworn in as the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Wednesday. Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered the oath to the former SC judge at a ceremony at the Governor House. Former KP CM Pervez Khattak and other dignitaries from the province were present on the occasion. The Election Commission of Pakistan(ECP) on Tuesday nominated Justice Khan as the caretaker CM of KP province. The committee, headed by Chief Election Commissioner…

Justice Dost Muhammad Khan named Caretaker CM of KP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan(ECP) has nominated Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad Khan as the Caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), ARY News reported on Tuesday. Justice Dost Muhammad will take oath as the Caretaker CM in Peshawar today. After a parliamentary committee's failure in finalizing a consensus name for the post of the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Speaker of the now-dissolved KP Assembly had forwarded four names, two each from the outgoing government and the…

ECP gets four names for KP caretaker CM

ISLAMABAD: After a parliamentary committee's failure in finalising a consensus name for the post of the caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the ball is now in the Election Commission of Pakistan’s court to nominate the interim CM.  According to ARY News, the Speaker of the now-dissolved KP Assembly has forwarded four names, two each from the outgoing government and opposition, to the commission to pick one person for the caretaker CM slot. A committee of the ECP headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice…

Provinces except Sindh still indecisive about interim CM

With general elections just around the corner, intense meetings and heated debates between provincial governments and opposition parties were witnessed for the caretaker setup, however unfortunately every discussion converged to a standoff. In Punjab, following the gridlock between government and opposition, a parliamentary committee has been constituted to decide the name of caretaker prime minister. The committee will reportedly comprise Rana Sanaullah, Malik Ahmed Khan, Zaeem Qadri, Rana Mashood, Mehmood-ur-Rasheed,…

Former chief secretary Fazlur Rehman named Caretaker CM Sindh

KARACHI: The government and opposition reached to consensus over the name of former chief secretary Fazlur Rehman as the caretaker chief minister of Sindh. The outgoing Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shaha and opposition leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan on Thursday night announced the decision during a joint press conference. During the earlier talks, People's Party had suggested the names of Qayyum Soomro, Dr. Younus Soomro and Ghulam Ali Pasha, while the MQM had floated the names of former chief secretary Fazlur Rehman…