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Musharraf resigned from fear of impeachment – PPP

PPP spokesperson Farhatullah Babar

Pakistan People Party (PPP) spokesman Farhatullah Babar has said in a statement that Parvaiz  Musharraf resigned from the fear of impeachment and the claim of former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani about a deal is baseless. Gilani had asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to provide safe passage to former President of Pakistan Retd General Parvaiz […]

Zardari welcomes continuation of moratorium on death penalty

Former President Asif Ali Zardari has welcomed the government decision to continue with the policy of the previous government on informal moratorium on executions and called for a thorough review of the death penalty in the country in the light of prevailing objective conditions on the one hand and religious obligations on the other.   Spokesperson […]

Zardari steps down as President

President, Asif Ali Zardari, stepped down Sunday on completion of his five-year constitutional term. Zardari, who was elected in 2008, became the country’s first elected President to complete his tenure. Zardari was presented guard of honour by a contingent of Pakistani forces at the Presidency after national anthem was played. He then left the Presidency […]

PPP says Supreme Court embarks on dangerous course

Senator Farhatullah Babar said Monday that in the name of interpreting the Constitution the Supreme Court seemed to have embarked upon a dangerous course of re-writing the Constitution itself and asked the Parliamentarians across the political divide to realize its gravity and join hands to check it.   Taking part in the debate he said […]

Presidential elections proposed on August 6

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suggested August 6 for the presidential elections, the ECP officials said on Tuesday. The five-year constitutional term Zaradri, who was elected president in September 2008, will complete on September 8 this year.  Elections for the President must be held one month before the expiry of the term of […]

Zardari will not seek second term: spokesperson

President, Asif Ali Zardari, will not seek second time, Presidential Spokesman, senator Farhatullah Babar said on Monday. The term of Mr. Zaradri, who was elected President in September 2008, will complete in the second week of September this year. “President Asif Ali has decided not to contest election for the second time,” Babar told reporters […]

PPP calls for treason trial from October 1999

Senator Farhatullah Babar Friday said that the PPP supports the trial under Article 6 of the Constitution of not only General Mushaarf but also of his accomplices and collaborators from the time he sent packing a democratic government unconstitutionally on October 12, 1999 and not merely from November 3, 2007 when the dictator imposed emergency. […]

President, British PM support Afghan-led peace process

The visiting British Prime Minister, David Cameron and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday supported the Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process.   Cameron arrived in Islamabad Saturday evening after his two-day visit to Afghanistan where he met British soldiers and held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the peace process.   Spokesperson to the […]

PPP asks judges to respect their limits

Senator Farhatullah Babar of the PPP took strong exception to the remarks of a SC judge made during hearing in a suo moto case yesterday that the BISP had made the people beggars and that the funds should have been allocated to WAPDA and asked judges to respect their limits reiterating also that a Constitution […]

Babar opposes army officer’s appointment as DG military lands

Senator Farhatullah Babar speaking on a point of order in the Senate on Wednesday drew attention to the reports that a serving military office was being appointed as director general military lands and cantonments department and called for rejecting the summary reportedly moved to safeguard the interests of the federal government as the owner of […]

National Assembly, Senate condemn Quetta attacks

  The National Assembly and Senate Sunday adopted unanimous resolutions to condemn terror attacks in Quetta which killed 25 people including female university students. The two houses also condemned attack on the Quaid residency in Ziarat. In the National Assembly, the resolution was moved by Law Minister Zahid Hamid while Senator Nuzhat Sadiq of PML-N […]

PPP supports government in setting up of Constitution Court

PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar proposed a three point frame work to release the creative energies of the people for resolving energy crisis, restoring peace and accelerating growth and investment instead of resorting to coercive regulatory and taxation measures.     Participating in the discussion on the budget today he said that taking the bull of […]


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