Posts tagged as: Mamnoon Hussain

Pakistan, UK to cooperate to counter terrorism, illegal immigration

Pakistan and the United Kingdom on Tuesday agreed to to co-operate on issues of pressing mutual importance, including counter-terrorism work, and combating illegal migration and organised crime, interior ministers of the two countries said. The British Home Secretary Theresa May discussed bilateral and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan co-operation in tackling shared threats restated […]

Imran Khan says Peshawar blasts should not be politicized

Chairman Tehrik-e-Insaf Imran Khan Sunday visited Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar to inquire about the health of people injured in the blasts. Later talking to media he said the Provincial government will use all its resources to restore peace in the province and also cooperate with the federal government for the purpose. “Shocked at targeting […]

Mamnoon Hussain assumes office at Presidency

New President Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday assumed office at the Presidency in Islamabad a day after he was sworn as the country’s 12th President. On arrival at the Presidency he was presented Guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent of armed forces. Later‚ the president met with the staff of Aiwan-e-Sadr.  Mamnoon Hussain took […]

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 […]

Nawaz Sharif praises Zardari’s democracy role

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday said President Zardari has played a vital role in strengthening democratic system and surrendered his powers to the parliament.   Speaking at a farewell lunch in honour of President Asif Ali Zardari in Islamabad he said it is a unique occasion in the country’s history that a democratically elected President […]

Profile of President-elect Mamnoon Hussain

Mamnoon Hussain was born on March 2‚ 1940 in Agra‚ India and migrated to Pakistan after partition in 1947. Hussain served for a short time as Governor Sindh from June to October 1999. He was removed after the military coup of General (retd) Pervez Musharraf in October 1999. He was holding the position of the […]

Election chief declares unofficial results of presidential polls

The election chief Tuesday announced unofficial results of the Presidential Elections, which show that the ruling party candidate Mamnoon Hussain got 432 votes of the Electoral College while his rival Wajihuddin Ahmed received only 77 votes.  The result was announced by the Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Fakhruddin G. Ibrahim in Islamabad at the completion […]

Mamnoon Hussain elected Pakistan’s new President

Syed Mamnoon Hussain was elected new President of Pakistan on Tuesday with a big margin of votes in the national parliament and provincial assemblies, election officials said. Hussain, 73, was fielded by the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He will be the country’s 12th President. Members of national parliament and provincial […]

Counting of ballots begins in presidential election

Electoral authorities have started counting ballots Tuesday after members of national parliament and provincial assemblies in Pakistan voted to elect the country’s new President.   Unofficial results will be announced at the conclusion of votes in few hours. The polling opened at 10:00 a.m. in the joint session of the National Assembly and Senate in the […]

Voting begins in Pakistan to elect new President

Members of national parliament and provincial assemblies in Pakistan began voting on Tuesday to elect the successor of President Asif Ali Zardari being boycotted by the main opposition party, officials said.  Polling opened at 10:00 a.m. in the joint session of the National Assembly and Senate in the capital Islamabad and four provincial assemblies and […]

Mamnoon Hussain says will quit PML-N

Presidential candidate Mamnoon Hussain Monday said that he will resign from his party post if he gets elected as president.  Addressing PML-N Punjab’s parliamentary meeting in Lahore‚ Hussain said the country is moving towards a democratic change which is a welcoming sign. He said the office of the President is a symbol of federation. Mamnoon Hussain […]


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