Posts tagged as: Raja Pervez Ashraf

Musharraf in, Ashraf out from election race

The election authorities on Sunday rejected nomination papers of former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf over his misuse of powers and favourtism on the last day of the scrutiny of papers of thousands of candidates.   In another development the election authorities accepted nomination papers of former President Pervez Musharraf to stand for the May […]

Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Raja Pervez Ashraf

The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday issued a contempt of court notice to former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in corruption in the Rental Power Projects (RPPs).   The court ordered Asharf to appear in person before the bench in the next hearing. The hearing was adjourned till two weeks.   The former prime minister […]

Zardari administers oath to caretaker PM

Interim Prime Minister Justice (retired) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso was sworn in Islamabad on Monday.   President Asif Ali Zardari administered the oath to Mr Khoso at a ceremony at Presidency.   Political leaders, foreign diplomats, former ministers and senior officials attended the ceremony which started with national anthem. Former Prime Minister, Raja Pervez Ashraf, […]

Asma Jehangir says will not accept caretaker role

Former President Supreme Court Bar Association Asma Jehangir Tuesday declined to accept the role of caretaker Chief Minister in Punjab.   The PPP had proposed Asma Jehangir in its list which also included Mian Amir, former Lahore mayor and a PML-Q leader. He also refused to accept the role. The PPP had also proposed the […]

Tahir-ul-Qadri announces election boycott

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri announced on Sunday that his party will boycott the upcoming parliamentary elections as old faces will return to the parliament and there will be no positive change.   Addressing several thousands of his supporters in the city of Rawalpindi, Qadri said that his Pakistan Awami Tehrik party will hold protest rallies on the […]

National Assembly stands dissolved

The National Assembly stands dissolved on completion of five-year constitutional term, an official announcement has said.   The federal cabinet is also dissolved, another notification said.   “In pursuance of Article 52 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the National Assembly stands dissolved on the expiration of its term of five years […]

PM Ashraf hopes election process will complete amicably

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf expressed the confidence late Saturday that the election process will be completed smoothly and amicably.   In his farewell address to the nation over Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television networks on completion of government term, the Prime Minister appealed to all political parties, national institutions, civil society and the media to play […]

National, provincial assemblies elections on same day

Chief Ministers in a meeting with Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday agreed on national and provincial assemblies election on same day, the PM office said.   “As proposed by the Prime Minister, the Chief Ministers agreed in principle that the elections of national and provincial assemblies will be held in the country on […]

Babar says deadlock over caretaker PM to be resolved

Presidential spokesman, Senator Farhatullah Babar, says he is hopeful that the deadlock over the nomination of a caretaker Prime Minister, who will supervise parliamentary elections, will be resolved.   A caretaker Prime Minister will be installed as the current assemblies have completed five-year constitutional term and would be dissolved later on Saturday.   Prime Minister, […]

Prime Minister proposes 3 names for caretaker PM

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has suggested three names for the caretaker Prime Minister in response to a letter of Opposition leader in the National Assembly, spokesman for the PM office said on Thursday.   The prime minister in his letter proposed three names of former Finance Minister Dr Hafeez Shaikh, former State Bank Governor […]

Prime Minister assures fair polls in last cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Wednesday promised free and fair election in his last address to the federal cabinet. He also said that transparent polls are pre-requisite for democracy‚ integrity and development.   He said only the elected representatives can set direction for the country that is economically sustainable‚ socially and politically acceptable.   The […]

PPP has three days but no consensus on caretaker PM yet

  Hostilities in Pakistani politics are so deep that political leaders do not accommodate opinion of rivals even if they come up with recommendation in line with the constitution.   The opposition Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) last week proposed three names for the caretaker Prime Minister, however, Information Minister Qamar-uz-Zaman Kaira laughed at the names. […]


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