Posts tagged as: PM Ashraf

Present govt introduced culture of tolerance in national politics: PM

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf says the present government has undertaken unprecedented development projects during the last five years‚ which will bring positive change in the lives of people.   Talking to a group of Parliamentarians who called on him separately in Islamabad‚ the Prime Minister urged them to sensitize the people regarding these projects. […]

NAB chief writes to President Zardari, says officers under pressure

Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Admiral (retd) Fasih Bokhari in a letter to President Asif Ali Zardari stated that NAB officers were under pressure from the Supreme Court has they were not being given enough time to investigate cases and to implement the court’s orders.   His letter that came to fore over a week […]

Baldia factory case won’t be dropped

State Minister for Finance Salim Mandviwala backtracked on his remarks over a case into the Baldia Town garments factory fire where 250 people lost their lives, shortly after TV channels broadcast his statement.   He had said that the prime minister had withdrawn murder case against the factory owners over the directives.   The state […]

Govt believes in strengthening of state institutions in their own spheres: PM

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said the government is cognizant of its constitutional and political obligations.   Addressing the meeting of Council of Common Interests in Islamabad today‚ he said we believe in the strengthening of institutions in their own spheres.   He said with the collective wisdom of federal as well as provincial […]

Supreme Court constitutes separate bench over Kamran Faisal’s death

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has constituted a two member bench to hear the case pertaining to Assistant Director NAB Kamran Faisal’s death.   According to the reports, Chief Justice (CJ) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry received a note from Registrar SC. Registrar SC mentioned all the details of the news which the news media is showing about Kamran Faisal’s death.   […]

PPP pursues a policy of reconciliation; says Prime Minister Ashraf

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the elected government is completing its tenure despite challenges and the nation is poised for general elections‚ a defining moment in our history.   Speaking on the occasion of National Security Policy Presentations by Participants of National Security and War Course at the National Defence University in […]

Continual of democracy: Upcoming tasks by government and opposition

The storm created by TMQ chief Tahirul Qadri is over, thanks to the correct handling of the crisis by the government. However, this would not have been possible without the clear stand taken by the joint opposition led by Nawaz Sharif and by Imran Khan’s refusal to join the long march.   What is needed […]

People will reject corrupt‚ looters in upcoming elections: Information Minister Kaira

Federal Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has stressed that all the political forces will have to make joint efforts to root out terrorism from the country.   Addressing a public meeting in Kharian‚ he also asked media to discourage the supporters of terrorists.   Referring to the achievements of the PPP-led government‚ the Minister said […]

Prime Minister Ashraf withdraws review petition in RPP

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Monday withdrew his review petition in the rental power projects case.   A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, heard the petitions filed by power companies and the federal government. The petitions have sought review of the court’s verdict of March 30, 2012 […]

Fair elections impossible under Zardari: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that free and fair elections are not possible under President Asif Ali Zardari.   While addressing a press conference today, he said that they have endured this government for 5 years and now it is elections time. He also said that his party does not want to […]

NAB official Kamran Faisal was tortured, claims uncle

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigation officer Kamran Faisal, who was found dead in his home, was tortured before death, his uncle has claimed.   Faisal had been working with another NAB investigation officer Asghar Khan to investigate into a multi-billion Rental Power Projects case against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf. His uncle said that while […]

President Zardari assures elections will be on time

President Asif Ali Zardari has said elections would be held on time per the constitution and no delay in polls would be allowed even for a day.   “Those seeking to postpone elections have been frustrated. No one will be allowed to derail the election process on any pretext,” the president said.   He said […]


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