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Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb rules out early elections

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the next general elections will be held on time. Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Saturday, she ruled out the possibility of early polls. She said passing of a constitutional amendment for the delimitation of constituencies reflects that democratic process is gaining the strength in the country. Responding to a question, the Minister termed as baseless the rumours about the resignation of Finance Minister Ishaq…

Pakistan needs early elections to save democracy: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday reiterated his demand for snap elections, saying early elections are necessary to save and strengthen the democracy. “With economic disaster looming and a complete paralysis of governance, Pak needs early elections to save and strengthen democracy,” the PTI chief said in a tweet on Friday.In another tweet, he said, "The World Bank, in a highly critical report, exposed the econ disaster created by PML-N. The Report warned that Pak’s macroecon conditions…

Imran Khan renews call for early elections in country

CHITRAL: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Thursday renewed his previous demand of early elections in the country. Talking to journalists here, the PTI chief denied an impression that holding early elections is an undemocratic move. Early elections is a sole solution to all prevalent political and economic issues in the country, he underlined. Khan said Prime Minister Theresa May in England and President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey had called a snap election in their respective countries. “The act…

PPP doesn’t support call for snap elections in country: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly (NA) and PPP politician Khursheed Shah on Monday said that his party does not support a call for early elections. Talking to journalists, the senior politician emphasized that the general elections should be held at its scheduled time. Expressing reservations on the census results concerning Sindh, Khursheed Shah said the provincial population figure has been understated. However, he said his party has no objection if general elections are held on the basis of the…

Siraj, Khursheed Shah oppose Imran Khan’s snap polls demand

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s demand for early elections has been turned down on Monday by two senior leaders; Jamat-e-Islami (JI) chief Siraj ul Haq and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah from the opposition benches in the National Assembly. Both leaders stressed that the incumbent government must complete its five-year term. Speaking to journalists after party’s consultative session at Mansoora, the JI chief said that his party would not let anyone become a…