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PPP to support PTI govt’s legislation favouring national interest: Khursheed Shah

KARACHI: Veteran Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Syed Khursheed Shah on Sunday said his party would support all public and national interest legislation of the new government. Briefing media after meeting with a PTI delegation on Sunday, he said talks were held between the two parties about law making in the parliament. He said everyone should come to parliament and play its due role. Fawad Chaudhry, Asad Qaiser, Umer Ayub and Riaz Fatiana from PTI and Syed Khursheed Shah, Naveed Qamar and Sherry Rehman of PPP…

Shah slams govt for hiking prices of petroleum products

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah on Monday slammed the government for hiking the prices of petroleum products, terming the increase failure of its policies. Speaking to the media, Khurshid Shah lamented that the latest increase in fuel prices will trouble already hard-pressed public. He said the government had shifted the burden of internal and external borrowings onto the public. Shah laughed off the government’s claims of having shored up foreign reserves, questioning…

Opposition parties fail to form consensus on joint candidate

ISLAMABAD: The opposition parties’ meeting chaired by Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) senior leader Syed Khurshid Shah, who is also the opposition leader in the National Assembly (NA), ended inconclusive on Monday for fielding a joint-opposition candidate for the slot of prime minister on the eve of NA’s session on Tuesday to elect the leader of the house. The meeting was held at chamber of the opposition leader in the National Assembly, which was attended by PPP’s Sherry Rehman, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Shah…

Interim PM: Shah summons opposition session to nominate candidate

ISLAMABAD: On the eve of National Assembly session for the election of an interim prime minister, Opposition Leader of the house Syed Khurshid Shah on Sunday has summoned a session of opposition parties to nominate their candidate for the premiership. The opposition parties’ session is to be held on Monday (tomorrow) at Shah’s chamber in the morning. After a long deliberation in the party’s parliamentary meeting yesterday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had announced to support Sheikh Rasheed in the National Assembly’s…