Posts tagged as: democracy

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. […]

Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira ridicules Tahirul Qadri

Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira scoffed at Dr Tahirul Qadri and the demands he had put forward during his long march in Islamabad on Wednesday.   Speaking on behalf of the government, Kaira responded to each of the four demands put forward by Qadri and questioned their credibility. “He wants the government, assemblies, parliament and […]

MQM attempting to Avoid Delimination by Supporting Tahir-ul-Qadri’s Long March

With Pakistan gearing up for its first transition of democracy in its 60-plus years of being an independent country, the nation which yearns for peace and security is facing another problem just months before general elections are to be carried out.   Living abroad for the past four and a half years, the self proclaimed […]

Prime Minister Ashraf says completing tenure will have far reaching impacts on democracy

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that the first elected government was going to complete its tenure, which was a good omen, and will have far-reaching impact on the country’s politics and democracy.   Speaking to a private news channel, Ashraf said that elections will be held on stipulated time and the date will […]

President Asif Ali Zardari pays tributes to political workers on PPP’s Founding Day

President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the democratic forces in the country to gear themselves for the forthcoming elections which he said will be held in a fair‚ free and transparent manner within the constitutionally mandated time frame.   In his message on the eve of the 46th founding day of the Pakistan Peoples Party […]

President Zardari becomes first elected president to address Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa assembly

For the first time in the history of Pakistan, an elected president – Asif Ali Zardari – addressed the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa assembly – saying that the PPP-led government has strengthened the Parliament and forged unity amongst provinces by giving them their due rights.   Zardari became the first ever elected president to have addressed a provincial […]

Chief Justice and Army Chief should be the ones Keeping out of Other Domains

Pakistan is probably the only place now where the Chief Justice and Army Chief make political statements whenever they deem it necessary to, which is exactly the reason why we have been forced to be living with a weakening system of government ever since independence.   Had the Army Chief been of the United States, […]

Lawyers’ movement bars martial law imposition: CJP Iftikhar Chaudhary

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary has said that the movement for the restoration of independent judiciary has proved that no martial law would be imposed in the country. Addressing a gathering of legal luminaries and jurists at the District Bar Association Sargodha, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary, said that the lawyers movement […]

Continual of democracy is indispensable for strengthening country

It would be a first in the country’s political history and could well be one of the ruling party’s biggest achievements if this government manages to successfully and peacefully transfer power to the next elected government. One that is actually more impressive than it sounds. Now though the wily navigation of President Zardari is often […]

Prime Minister Raja calls for respect of all institutions

Dispelling a perception of conflict between the government and judiciary, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said the country could prosper only when all these respected each other and worked within their spheres. Addressing a ceremony of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), the premier said mud-slinging on institutions was tantamount to defaming the country. […]

Judiciary at critical juncture; says Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that the rule of law often seemed under concerted attack from multiple directions, adding that the judiciary was standing at a critical juncture of history. While addressing a function organized by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), he said that the country couldn’t be prospered without upholding rule […]

Reiterate adherence to Quaid’s principles to make Pakistan prosperous: Asif Ali Zardari

President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday said that the best to make the country prosperous is to reiterate adherence to Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. In his message on 64th death anniversary of the Muhammad Ali Jinnah, President Zardari has said that the observance of death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam is a day […]


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