LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Qamar Zaman Kaira on Sunday expressed optimism that JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the opposition’s candidate for the presidential election, will drop out from the race and convince the PML-N and other opposition parties to support Aitzaz Ahsan. Speaking to the media in Lahore, Kaira said Mr Ahsan will be president if the JUI-F chief agreed to their demand. He said his party tried to convince Mr Rehman during an all-parties conference and a separate meeting to persuade…
JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman
ISLAMABAD: PPP-backed presidential candidate Aitzaz Ahsan said "I hope Fazlur Rehman would withdraw from the presidential contest in my favor." Aitzaz was speaking to media as the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) approved his nomination papers for the presidential elections earlier today. He urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf members to do justice while they vote in the assembly. "It is a vote of conscience, not of any party," he added. Referring to Maulana Fazlur Rehman, he reiterated that consensus could not be…
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: PPP leader Faisal Karim Kundi withdrew his nomination papers in favour of a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate on NA-37 Dera Ismail Khan. Mr. Kundi, a PPP ticket holder, had submitted his papers to contest on a National Assembly seat (NA-37) in DI Khan, but later decided to step aside from the electoral contest, withdrawing his candidature. The PPP leader said he withdrew from election race for the benefit of PTI candidate Habibullah Kundi to give a tough contest to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F)…
PESHAWAR: Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Monday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to respond to the allegations against him like the way David Cameron did in the wake of Panama Papers disclosures, ARY News reported.
BANNU: Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Tuesday mocked Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) saying that the ones afraid of rodents are laying their hands on 'lions of Punjab', ARY News reported.
LAHORE: The Government of Punjab has stopped the implementation of the newly-introduced Women Protection Law after the religious parties voiced strong objections on it, ARY News reported.
MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday suggested Maulana Fazlur Rahman to part ways with the government, if he finds the Women Protection Law un-Islamic, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief, Maulana Fazlur Rahman on Tuesday asked Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah to get it loud and clear, "Though we can't form government, but we can certainly topple one", ARY News reported.