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PML-N may consider Aitzaz for Presidency if he apologises to Nawaz: Pervez Rasheed

RAWALPINDI: PML-N leader Pervez Rasheed on Friday said that the party would consider the name of PPP leader Aitzaz Ahsan for the post of president if he visits Adiala prison and apologises to Nawaz Sharif for his remarks. The former information minister in PML-N government, was talking to media outside Adiala jail where Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam are currently serving the jail terms awarded by an accountability court in Avenfield corruption reference. Replying a whether the PML-N would support Ahsan in the…

PM dismisses Tariq Fatemi over Dawn leaks controversy

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday dismissed Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi over the Dawn leaks scandal, a move which was rejected by the Pakistan Army.  Pakistan Army rejected the notification issued by the Prime Minister's Office calling it "incomplete" and "not in line with recommendations" by the inquiry committee formed to probe the issue. The notification date April 29 duly signed by the Prime Minister's secretary Fawad Hussain Fawad stated that Fatemi had been removed and a…

Khawaja Asif returns to Pakistan, mocks rivals with filmy dialogue

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif returned to Pakistan on Sunday morning, ARY News reported. The defence minister announced his return to Pakistan on his Twitter account. He also tweeted a dialogue from Bollywood super-hit flick Sholay. "Just landed back Alhamdolillah...  Ab tera kaya bane ga kaliya," Asif tweeted. Just landed back Alhamdolillah...  Ab tera kaya bane ga kaliya 😊 — Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) October 30, 2016 The minister, on Saturday, had announced that he is…

Rasheed asks govt detractors to prove allegations in court

ISLAMABAD:  Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has asked the government detractors to approach court to prove allegations ‘they claim to be concrete’ against the prime minister. Talking to media moments after Imran Khan fired broadsides at the PM in his interaction with journalists, Rasheed said government had the responsibility to maintain law and order in the capital city and it would so so. He said since 1951, October has been a ‘month of conspiracies’ for every prime minister in the country. He said Aitzaz…

Imran knows PM Sharif did nothing wrong, says Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did nothing wrong. In a statement, Rasheed said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan should trust the judicial system of the country when he has filed a petition in court. Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) senator added that the PTI chairman will gain nothing except embarrassment in his protest. "Khan knows that the prime minister has done nothing wrong. That's why he does not want the Terms of References…

Govt has tackled terrorism through efficient policies: Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has said that the federal government has successfully managed to tackle terrorism through its efficient policies. According to Radio Pakistan, Rasheed made the statement during the launching ceremony of Pur Azm Pakistan. He stated that the situation of the country is much better in many other respects as compared to 2013. The minister went on to say that the state institutions and political parties of the country have played their role in improving the situation of…

PM presented himself for accountability after Panama scandal, claims Rasheed

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Pervez Rasheed criticized Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) by stating that the country would grow weaker due to politics of confrontation, ARY News reported. Rasheed made the statement during an interview the other day. He said that PTI Chairman Imran Khan has failed to achieve anything despite making claims. The information minister added that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has presented himself for accountability and has given his stance on Panama Leaks accusations against him.…