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Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N)

Opposition parties, minus PPP, nominate Fazlur Rehman as presidential candidate

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) led opposition parties, minus Pakistan People's Party, have nominated Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman as their presidential candidate. The opposition parties, which had earlier announced to field a joint candidate, failed to reach a consensus, as Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) insisted on the candidacy of Aitzaz Ahsan for the presidential election. Speaking to the media today, Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said the PPP must support the opposition…

Maryam’s campaign to be led by Hamza Shahbaz Sharif in NA-127

LAHORE: Hamza Shehbaz, PML-N leader will take up the election campaign of Maryam Nawaz in NA-127 for upcoming general election 2018, due to her non availability. Since Kulsoom Nawaz is hospitalized due to severe health conditions, Maryam Nawaz is currently staying in London with her mother. Earlier, Kulsoom Nawaz was on ventilator after suffering a cardiac arrest last month, due to which Mayam Nawaz and Nawaz Sharif went to London upon court's permission. Speaking to PML-N’s workers, Hamza said that “We have to defeat…

PTI insisted on removal of Rafique Rajwana, Punjab Governor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday, predetermined to the Chief election commissioner (CEC) for immediate removal from office of Rafique Rajwana, Governor Punjab in order to conduct fair elections 2018. Babar Awan, PTI central senior vice president wrote a detailed letter to the chief election commissioner (CEC) stating that, as per the article of 2018/3 of the constitution Election Commission of Pakistan was responsible for the free, impartial and transparent conduct of General Election 2018. He is…

Protest outcomes- PTI withdraws Ex-minister Sikandar Hayat Bosan’s ticket

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) withdrew former federal minister Sikandar Hayat Bosan’s ticket for Multan NA-154 constituency for elections 2018, on Sunday due to tremendous pressure of the protest from PTI workers. However, many party workers from the constituency protested against party’s decision to award a ticket to the former minister, who joined the PTI only last month when the party he was last with, PML-N, completed its five-year term. PTI has released the revised and final list of candidates of…

PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari promises one government job for one family

HYDERABAD: PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has pledged to grant at least one government job to a member of every family from Sindh, if his party come to power in the next general elections 2018. Asif Ali Zardari, who previously served as the former president of Pakistan, mainly focus on the employment factor as the growth for Pakistan. He also said, "PPP would create employment opportunities for a maximum number of jobless people," during his talks with delegations of traders and other notables of Nawabshah who called…

Shahbaz Sharif to become acting PML-N president

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif held a meeting with his elder brother and former premier Nawaz Sharif and discussed the recent political developments and party affairs including selection of a new party president. Sources said the upcoming Senate elections, the graft cases against the Sharif family and selection of a new PML-N president came under discussion. The meeting took place days before a scheduled meeting of the party’s Central Working Committee to nominate an acting party president in line with…

People to decide whether they want metro buses or healthcare: Bilawal

HYDERABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Sunday his party never gave up the service of people. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) satellite center here, he said the provincial government was bound to provide educational and healthcare facilities to people. Bilawal said his party had focused all energies and resources on provision of basic facilities to people. In a veiled reference to the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz…

Imran Khan says PML-N govt may not complete term

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday predicted that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz led government may not complete its tenure. Speaking to media here, Imran Khan emphasized that the next general elections should not get delayed for any reason. Khan also claimed that many of the PML-N leaders did not side with Nawaz Sharif facing trial on graft charges and distanced themselves from the ruling party chief. Later in a statement on his Twitter account, the PTI chief slammed his…

PTI challenges results of NA-120 by-election

LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday challenged the results of NA-120 by-election in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). PTI candidate Dr Yasmeen Rashid, who lost the crucial by-election in Lahore to Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, filed a petition in the ECP calling for a probe into what she said massive irregularities in the by-election. Dr Yasmeen Rashid submitted in the petition that the ruling party…

‘Shehbaz Sharif next prime minister if PML-N sweeps to power’

ISLAMABAD: With the next general elections scheduled next year, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) seemed to have decided as to who will be its nominee for the coveted post of premiership if the party sweeps to power. Quoting sources, ARY News reported, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif will run for a National Assembly seat in the next general elections. In case, the party wins the elections and find itself in a position to form the government, the younger Sharif will be its candidate for the premiership. These…