Posts tagged as: Asif Zardari

Mamnoon Hussain takes oath as Pakistan’s 12th President

Mamnoon Hussain took oath as 12th President of the country at a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr‚ Islamabad on Monday.   Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry administered the oath. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif‚ former President Asif Ali Zardari‚ members of the Federal cabinet‚ services chiefs‚ Parliamentarians‚ politicians‚ diplomats and senior […]

Mamnoon Hussain to take oath as Pakistan’s 12th President

President-elect Mamnoon Hussain will take oath as Pakistan’s 12th President at a ceremony at Presidency later on Monday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will administer the oath. The ceremony will be attended by Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, ministers, MPs, political leaders, diplomats and senior military leaders. Mamnoon Hussain was elected with an […]

Zardari says will work for democracy

President Asif Ali Zardari, who completes hive five-year term next week, says he will work for democracy.  He was talking to a delegation comprised former Prime Ministers Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani‚ Raja Pervaz Ashraf and a group of ex parliamentarians from Punjab in Islamabad on Wednesday. The participants of the meeting congratulated the President for […]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives in Pakistan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Pakistan early Tuesday on a two-day visit for talks with senior leaders on issues, focusing on disaster management and education, officials said.   Ban will meet with Pakistani President Asif Zardari, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other senior officials and attend the Independence Day celebrations on Aug. 14, they said. […]

Imran Khan demands meeting with Gen. Kayani, Nawaz Sharif

  PTI Chief, Imran Khan has called for a meeting with Army Chief General Pervaiz Kayani and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif before the APC to devise a national security policy.   “I had asked for a meeting to be held between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, General Kiyani, and myself two months ago when I was […]

British Prime Minister arrives in Islamabad on 2-day visit

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Islamabad on an official visit Saturday to hold wide ranging talks with Pakistani leadership, officials said.     He arrived in Pakistan after his two-day visit to Afghanistan where he met with British soldiers and held talks with President Hamid Karzai on peace process.   Minister for Science […]

25-member Federal Cabinet sworn in

  A 25-member federal cabinet Friday took oath, marking completion of the government formation following the May 11 general elections.   President Asif Ali Zardari administered the oath to the cabinet members at Presidency in Islamabad.   The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif‚ Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq‚ parliamentarians‚ […]

Nawaz Sharif approves 26-member cabinet

Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has given approval to a 26-member cabinet which will take oath later Friday, sources said. President Asif Ali Zardari will administer oath to the Ministers and Ministers of state. According to sources‚ the cabinet is comprising seventeen Ministers and nine Ministers of state. Those expected to take oath as […]

Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, sworn in

The newly elected Prime Minister‚ Muhammad Nawaz Sharif took oath of his office at a simple but dignified ceremony at President Wednesday evening.   President Asif Ali Zardari administered oath to the new Prime Minister.   Later‚ Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was presented Guard of Honour at his arrival at the Prime Minister […]

President Zardari will not resign, says spokesperson

Presidential spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar has said that President Asif Ali Zardari will not be resigning.   According to Babar, there is no question of a resignation.   Despite suffering a historic defeat at the centre and in three provinces, the Pakistan Peoples Party has surprised many by retaining its earlier position in Sindh by […]

Chinese Premier to visit Pakistan on May 22-23

Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, will visit Pakistan from 22 – 23 May, 2013 at the invitation of President Asif Ali Zardari, the Foreign Ministry said Monday.   “It is the first visit of Premier Li Keqiang to Pakistan after becoming the Premier of the People’s Republic of China,” a Foreign Ministry statement said.   The […]

Pakistanis begin voting in landmark general elections

Pakistanis Saturday started voting in the general elections to elect new National and 4 Provincial Assemblies for the next 5 years   This is the first time that transfer of power to next elected government would take place after completion of tenure of one democratically elected government.   The polling began 08:00 in the morning […]


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