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Nasir Saeed Khosa nominated Punjab’s caretaker CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and opposition leader in the provincial  assembly Mian Mehmoodur Rashid on Monday jointly announced the nomination of former bureaucrat Nasir Saeed Khosa as  Punjab's caretaker chief minister, ARY News reported. Glad to announce that Leader of the opposition Punjab and I have agreed on the name of Nasir Saeed Khosa as caretaker Chief Minister Punjab for interim setup. Another step towards strengthening democratic process. pic.twitter.com/FVfU5Edqgk — Shehbaz Sharif…

Manzoor Afridi’s nomination for KP’s caretaker CM withdrawn

ISLAMABAD:  Two days after nomination of businessman Manzoor Afridi as caretaker chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the PTI-led provincial government on Monday withdrew his name following protest by the Opposition, ARY News reported. During a session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, some members accused KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and opposition leader Maulana Lutfur Rehman  of receiving money to install Afridi as caretaker chief minister. The accusations led to ruckus in the assembly, forcing the government…

Imran praises ex-CJP Nasirul Mulk’s nomination for caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday congratulated former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice (r) Nasir ul Mulk on being picked as the caretaker prime minister of Pakistan.  Shortly after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah announced to install the former chief justice as interim PM, the PTI chief tweeted: “Want to congratulate Justice (r) Nasir ul Mulk on being appointed Caretaker PM.” He said the former top judge is the best pick of the bunch…

Who is Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk?

After days of deliberations, rumours followed by deadlocks, the government and the Opposition have now mutually agreed on the name of former chief justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk for the coveted slot of caretaker prime minister of Pakistan. Justice (retd) Mulk served as the chief justice of Pakistan from July 2014 to August 2015 and his term was credited having a policy of ‘judicial restraint.’ In his tenure, he announced couple of important verdicts that will be remembered for long. One of his major verdicts pertained to…

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk named caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition have reached consensus over the name of former Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk for the slot of the caretaker prime minister to run the affairs of the government and supervise general elections. This was announced at a joint press conference by opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah, who was flanked by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq. At the beginning of the presser, the premier said: "This is an important day…

Parliamentary committee to decide caretaker PM: Shah

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Saturday reiterated that a parliamentary committee will now evolve a consensus over a name for the position of the caretaker prime minister.  Speaking with the media, he said he will formally send four names to the NA Speaker for an eight-member parliamentary committee to be constituted to pick an interim PM. Two of the members of the committee will be from his party while one each will be from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and…

Govt, opposition pick Manzoor Afridi for KP’s caretaker CM

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and opposition have reached to a consensus over the name of Manzoor Afridi for the slot of the interim chief minister of the province to lead a caretaker set-up, ARY News reported.  Informed sources said K-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and opposition leader Maulana Lutfur Rehman have evolved consensus to install Manzoor Afridi as the caretaker chief minister of the province. Afridi's name was initially mooted by the K-P government and later both the CM and opposition leader…

Govt-Opposition deadlock persists over caretaker setup

ISLAMABAD: The final week of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government has started but the government and the opposition have failed to reach consensus over a caretaker setup that will guide the country through the General Election likely to be held in the end of July. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah have failed to decide the name of the caretaker prime minister in their last six meetings over the issue. The governments in provinces have also failed to make any progress for…

PM Abbasi, Khursheed Shah meet today to decide Caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah will meet again today to discuss and decide the name of caretaker prime minister for the interim setup that will guide the country to general election. The incumbent government will complete its tenure on May 31st. Prime Minister Abbasi has been hopeful to reach to a consensus with the opposition leader over the name of the caretaker prime minister. In their previous meeting the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader were…

Shah not hopeful about consensus on caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: With Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah soon to meet again to discuss and evolve consensus on a name for the caretaker prime minister, the latter doesn’t seem optimistic about the outcome of another meeting.  Casting doubt over nomination of a consensus candidate for the office of the caretaker prime minister by him and the premier, the opposition leader said the matter of a caretaker set-up will go to a parliamentary committee to choose any of…