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PML-N huddle discusses Sharif’s reinstatement as party chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) top leadership on Monday is chairing a meeting at Punjab House here to discuss reinstatement of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as chief of the ruling party. The former premier, Nawaz Sharif, is not in attendance at the party meeting. Earlier today, Sharif had appeared before the accountability court for the second time in the graft references filed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in compliance with Supreme Court orders. The court had set…

PML-N paves way for Nawaz Sharif’s reinstatement as party chief

ISLAMABAD: A National Assembly session has been summoned on October 2, two days earlier before the scheduled date, to pave the way for reinstatement of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). The move is being deemed as part of the ruling party’s endeavour to restore deposed premier as Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) president after getting the Election Bill 2017 approved from National Assembly. President Mamnoon Hussain is expected to sign the bill into law…

Nisar takes dig at foreign ministry, says diplomacy is 24/7 task

ISLAMABAD: As the internal differences within Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are no more a secret now, former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Wednesday took a jab at foreign ministry while stating that diplomacy is a 24/7 task. Addressing a National Assembly session, Nisar expressed displeasure over the foreign ministry's belated diplomatic efforts in connection with the BRICS declaration. “The concerned officials did not establish contacts with Chinese and Russian counterparts and a resolution was passed…

ECP summons PML-N lawmakers over code of conduct violation in NA-120

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday issued a notification to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers MNAs Maiza Hameed and Rukhsana Kokab for violating its code of conduct after campaigning for the ruling party’s candidate in upcoming NA-120 by-election. “ECP has prohibited members of the national assembly from campaigning for the by-election," the notification said. The ruling party has been fielding former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s spouse Begum Kulsoom Nawaz in Lahore’s NA-120…

Chaudhry Nisar to hold key press conference today

ISLAMABAD: Disgruntled former interior minister and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) stalwart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan is to hold an important press conference today (Sunday) at Punjab House here, ARY News reported. The senior PML-N politician, in his presser at 5:00 pm on Sunday, is expected to make a response over former information minister Pervaiz Rasheed’s recent statement. Earlier, Nisar’s spokesperson reacted upon fellow party leader Pervaiz Rasheed’s statement about ‘Dawn Leaks Scandal’ as he implied decisions…

PML-N’s GT-Road show finalised, Sharif to travel in cavalcade

ISLAMABAD: Anticipating Nawaz Sharif's journey to Lahore historic, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leaders go into huddle to devise a plan for the party supremo's travel at Punjab House here, ARY News reported on Monday. According to sources, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will travel from Islamabad to Lahore in a cavalcade on Wednesday via the historic Grand Trunk (GT) Road. A bulletproof container is to be used for his travel that will be equipped with different kinds of jammers including the devices that will…

No links with allegations against Imran, patience mustn’t be tested: Reham

HARIPUR: Responding to the doubts casted by some of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders, ex-spouse of PTI chairman Reham Khan on Sunday said she has no contacts with Ayesha Gulalai and Amir Muqam. Addressing a press conference here, the former wife of Imran Khan said her patience should not be tested time and again. “I have nothing to do with the fresh allegations levelled against Imran as it is not my concern either to respond to accusations or defend him,” Reham asserted. On her book, she said: “I was neither…

Three political parties demonstrate power show in Karachi

KARACHI: In the post Panamagate verdict, the political parties have intensified their campaigns as three mainstream parties to demonstrate power show here on Sunday by holding separate rallies against the government, ARY News reported. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have separately announced to hold rallies. In its campaign against the federal government, the PPP activists protested against power load-shedding, water and gas shortage.…

Babar Butt Murder: ATC grants pre-arrest bail to suspect

LAHORE: An Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) on Tuesday granted pre-arrest bail to a suspect in Babar Butt killing case during the hearing, ARY News reported.  A petition in the court was filed by the suspect, named Habib, claiming that he had no links with recent killing of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leader and being subjected to political victimization. After the arguments, the court granted the accused a pre-arrest bail till March 24, 2017. Babar Sohail Butt, a PPP ticket holder in 2013 general elections, was killed…