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Khursheed Shah unaware of modern trends of agro-economy: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah was oblivious of the contemporary trends of agricultural economics, ARY News reported. This he said in reaction to Khursheed Shah's comment ridiculing Prime Minister Imran Khan's suggestion to masses for breeding poultry and selling eggs to alleviate poverty from Pakistan. Fawad Chaudhry said those who had looted national wealth neither deserved a fowl nor an egg, they only merited lentils of prison.…

Khursheed Shah among grabbers of Hindu’s lands, SC informed

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday resumed hearing of the case regarding encroachment of the lands in Sindh owned by the Hindu community, ARY News reported. Minorities MNA Ramesh Kumar informed the bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, that Syed Khursheed Shah's name is being taken in illegal encroachment of Hindu's lands in Sukkur. The chief justice questioned, is he the opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah? PTI MNA Kumar affirmed that Khursheed Shah was named in the report from Sukkur. The Chief…

PPP delegation meets Shehbaz; opposition mulls over mutual political strategy

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) led by its senior leader Raza Rabbani called on incarcerated Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif at his chamber on Tuesday, which has been declared a sub-jail.  According to details, the two major opposition parties deliberated on devising a mutual strategy for ongoing political scenario. The proceeding of National Assembly sessions and the accountability bill came under the discussion of senior politicians from both sides. A day earlier, former prime minister…

Khursheed Shah calls for collective efforts to put country back on ‘right path’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader, Syed Khursheed Shah on Thursday urged for collective efforts in order to move forward and put the country back on the right path. Speaking at the floor of the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah said opposition is playing its 'positive' role inside and outside the parliament and not in mood to create unrest. "Prime Minister and the Minister of Interior should have been in attendance in the house today, in the wake of present situation of the country.", continued PPP…

Shah seeks govt response over record surge in dollar rate

ISLAMABAD: Senior Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Syed Khursheed Shah says the current economical situation of the country was ‘very serious’ with dollar surging to record high and foreign debt piling up unprecedentedly. Speaking in the National Assembly today, Shah said it’s not a sin that the government approached the IMF, “the constitution doesn’t bar taking u-turns,’ he derided. The former NA opposition leader said the dollar was Rs 125 when the new government took charge, and now it had reached Rs 137. He…

‘Political situation has direct impact on economy,’ says Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR: Syed Khursheed Shah said on Wednesday that the political situation in the country has been growing highly perilous and directly influencing the economy. The former opposition leader reiterated that his party will put all efforts to keep the system running, nevertheless, the new developing political environment is very precarious which is being reflected in the economic sphere of Pakistan. He further said, within two months, since the new government took over, billions of rupees loss has been incurred by the…

PPP terms Shehbaz’s arrest ‘insult to Parliament’

ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Khursheed Shah has condemned the arrest of PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, saying it is an insult to the parliament. “The government is taking such steps due to the failure of its 100-day programme,” said Shah in a statement and added that the PTI should avoid the ‘politics of revenge’. Sindh Minister for Local Government Saeed Ghani said the detention of Shehbaz Sharif in Ashiana Housing Scheme scam after he was summoned by the National Accountability Bureau…

NAB probes Khursheed Shah for owning assets beyond income

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday initiated the investigation against former opposition leader of National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah for owning assets disproportionate to his his known means of income. According to sources privy to the matter, NAB Sukkur office has approached various institutions in order to collect the details of Khursheed Shah’s assets. The PPP leader’s son and son-in-law have also been made a part of the probe, the sources added. The anti-graft watchdog has launched a…

Fawad Chaudhry ‘surprised’ as Shah says PTI proposed Aitzaz’s name for presidential elections

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday expressed astonishment over a claim made by Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah that PTI proposed the name of Aitzaz Ahsan for presidential elections, ARY News reported. Khursheed Shah had claimed that Fawad Chaudry met with him and former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf on August 17 and suggested that the PPP should field a non-controversial and a joint candidate that was fitting for the post of President of Pakistan and assured that PTI will support their…

‘I pray the new Parliament completes its five years’: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD: Extending a hand of cooperation to the newly-elected government, senior Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Khursheed Shah expressed hope that the newly-elected Parliament complete its five years. Speaking during the NA session, Shah said attempts were made in the past to block way of democratically elected government and parliament from comopetg its term “I pray that the new parliament completes its five years,” he added. The PPP leader said democracy returned to Pakistan after sacrifices of…