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SHC orders election commission to submit reply in PPP leaders’ Iqama case

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered the provincial election commission to submit its response in the Iqama (work permit) case against key members of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). The high court was hearing the petition filed against the PPP leaders Faryal Talpur, Manzoor Wasan, Nasir Hussain Shah, Sohail Anwar Siyal and others for allegedly holding work permit of a foreign country. The petition contended that Iqama holders can not part take in presidential elections, therefore, all such politicians must…

Bottles found in Sharjeel’s hospital room contained honey, olive oil: PPP leader

KARACHI: In an effort to cover up the episode of alleged recovery of three bottles of alcohol from former Sindh minister Sharjeel Memon’s hospital room, PPP leader Nasir Hussain Shah on Saturday claimed the bottles didn’t contain liquor but honey and olive oil.  Speaking to media, he offered that a medical check-up of Memon be conducted to ascertain this fact. He said they held Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar in high esteem. The PPP leader said the bottles recovered from the hospital’s kitchen should also be…

Petition filed against Nasir Hussain Shah for holding UAE work permit

KARACHI: The eligibility of outgoing Information Minister of Sindh Nasir Hussain Shah has been challenged in Sindh High Court (SHC) after a petition was filed against him for holding work permit of UAE. Petitioner Muhammed Zubair Jatoi has contended in his petition that Nasir Hussain Shah declared himself to be associated with the profession of agriculture in his nomination papers for 2013 General Elections, whereas he has been holding a work permit of UAE since 2009 and been employed in a company of UAE. The petition…