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Will fulfill our promise, create South Punjab province: Jahangir Tareen

MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Jahangir Khan Tareen on Tuesday said the incumbent government would fulfill its promise and certainly create South Punjab province, ARY News reported. However, Jahangir Tareen said, a province was not created in the twinkling of an eye. All out measures were to be taken for this purpose, he added.  "The South Punjab secretariat is being established, then the other steps would take place. A province is created following resolution of water and administrative…

SC rejects Jahangir Tareen’s review petition against disqualification

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected review petition of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Tareen, against his disqualification ordered by the apex court in December last year. The counsel of Tareen submitted the trust deed that was earlier sought by the court. However, in his remarks, the chief justice said: “We had asked for these documents during the case hearing and you failed to produce them at that time. Now is there any room for review after submission of documents now,” he asked. Read: …

Some PML-N MPAs to vote for PTI in Punjab Assembly, claims Tareen

LAHORE: PTI leader Jahangir Tareen called on PML-Q leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi here on Sunday to discuss different issues related to formation of the provincial government in Punjab.   Speaking to media alongside the PML-Q leader after the meeting, Tareen claimed that some PML-N MPAs will vote for PTI candidates in the election of Punjab chief minister as well as speaker and deputy speaker of the provincial assembly. He further claimed that some leaders of the PML-N are also in touch with him. Tareen reiterated…

Javed Miandad says horsetrading statement was against Imran Khan’s opponents

KARACHI: Former cricketer Javed Miandad on Tuesday clarified that his recent remarks regarding horsetrading in politics weren't directed at his old friend Imran Khan or his party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), ARY News reported. In a video posted on his Facebook page, the legendary batsman said that a section of media misquoted him by saying that his remarks and anger over horsetrading after the July 25 elections were directed at the winning party led by his friend Imran Khan's party PTI. "My statement was aimed…

MQM-P leadership meets Jahangir Tareen, presents demand

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Monday presented its demands before a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) delegation headed by Jahangir Tareen in Karachi. The PTI delegation including Arif Alvi, Imran Ismail and Firdous Shamim Naqvi called on MQM-P leadership at Bahadurabad office. Jahangir asked the MQM to support the PTI in the center. He also consulted the Karachi-based party regarding opposition in the Sindh Assembly, said sources. The sources said the MQM presented several demands to the…

Number Game: PTI, PML-N rush to meet MQM-P delegation

ISLAMABAD: After a phone call from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, Jahangir Tareen immediately prepared to fly to Karachi in order to meet MQM-P delegation to win the numbers game in the national assembly. PTI leader will reach Karachi shortly where he will hold a meeting with MQM-P delegation. PTI had earlier invited the party to join a coalition government in the center. According to sources, former governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz has also reached MQM-P convener Khalid…

Tareen asks Qureshi not to wash dirty linen in public

LODHRAN: PTI’s senior leader Jahangir Tareen on Saturday asked party vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi not to wash dirty linen in public and said that internal issues should be resolved within party. A day earlier, Qureshi slammed Tareen without naming him, saying he didn’t consider the latter a competitor for he couldn’t contest the election. He said Tareen was not even part of the game and his competition is in the political arena. Responding to the party vice chairman’s presser, Tareen said Qureshi shouldn’t have…

Ali Tareen announces not to fight July 25 polls

LODHRAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen's son Ali Tareen has announced not to contest the July 25 elections from NA-161 Lodhran owing to his educational engagements abroad. In a video message, Tareen, who had earlier obtained nomination papers for a National Assembly constituency in Lodhran, said there are many suitable candidates to run in the coming elections from this constituency. He said those who can serve constituents in true sense by giving them sufficient time deserved to contest the…

Lifetime disqualification not applicable in my case: Jahangir Tareen

ISLAMABAD: Shortly after the Supreme Court’s ruling that the parliamentarians disqualified under Article 62 (1)(f) cannot contest elections for life, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen expressed optimism that the apex court hearing his petition seeking review of its verdict that disqualified him as member of Parliament will decide the case in his favour. In a tweet the PTI leader said: "I always believed 62 1(f) to be for life but not applicable in my case.Full money trail provided of tax paid Income,…

Nawaz, Tareen cannot contest elections for life, rules SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday announced the much-awaited verdict, ruling that disqualification of public representatives, including two high-profile political leaders - Nawaz Sharif and Jahangir Tareen - under Article 62(1)(f) is for life. Sharif, 67, resigned in July last year after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income, but the veteran leader maintains his grip on the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party. Today's ruling addressed an ambiguity…