Posts tagged as: Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman

JUI-F faces political setback with losing traditional assembly seat

Jamiat ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) has faced a serious political setback with the defeat of Asad Mahmood, son of the party’s chief, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman in traditional constituency. According to unofficial results of by-election in NA-25 constituency Dera Ismail Khan-cum-Tank‚ Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Engineer Dawar Khan Kundi has won the seat beating his closest rival Assad Mahmood […]

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 […]

Chaudhry Nisar denies talks with Taliban

The government Sunday denied media reports that talks with the Taliban have started.   The BBC Urdu service had earlier reported that Pakistani officials have started talks with the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP.   The TTP spokesman, Shahidullah Shahid, also rejected the talks reports as baseless and part of propaganda.   Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar […]

JUI-F, PTI continue verbal attacks

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and PTI of Imran Khan Friday continued verbal attacks on each other. This time Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman said PTI gov’t in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is now just a matter of a month or two and that there is no need to move a no-confidence motion against Pervez Khattak. PTI’s health minister, Shaukat Yousafzai, says […]

PM, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman discuss cabinet expansion

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif received Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, chief of JUI-F in Islamabad Thursday and discussed political matters including expansion of the cabinet, sources said. The JUI-F leader, Akram Khan Durrani, is likely to be conducted in the cabinet and a decision has already been taken, the govt and JUI sources said. Sources earlier said […]

Imran Khan lashes out at Maulana Fazal

Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan Saturday used his address at an election rally to lash out Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman amid on-going ’s war of words between the two parties. “There is no need for a Jew agent in Rehman’s presence,” Khan told a largely-attended public meeting at Lakky Marwat in response to […]

Nawaz Sharif continues consultations on govt formation

The Pakistan Muslim League (N) Chief, Nawaz Sharif, Monday continued consultations with his top aides about formation of the government in center and Punjab, the PML spokesman said.   Talking to newsmen PML-N spokesman said they would contact all the political leaders to evolve a joint strategy to address the major national issues.   Senator […]

Maulana Fazal urges women to cast votes on May 11

Chief of Jammiat Ulema Islam-F, Maulana Fazal Rahman has appealed to women voters to cast votes on May 11 to elect capable and sincere leadership.   In a statement, he said that has asked his own family to cast votes. “It is a national obligation and they should exercise this right in order to select […]

Tribal jirga opens to discuss Taliban dialogue offer

Tribal elders and political leaders Thursday opened discussions in Islamabad to chalk out policy for holding negotiations with the Taliban.   Taliban had offered peace talks to the government this month. However, there has been no progress so far as the government is asking the Taliban to stop attacks before the talks are to be started […]

Mystery shrouds Taliban dialogue offer

Pakistani Taliban offered conditional dialogue offer to the government on February 4 that raised hopes for an important move to end the years of violence which has claimed lives of nearly 40,000 people including security forces in nearly 10 years.   The government has not yet responded to the offer and Interior Minister Rehman Malik […]

Opposition parties demand elections dates, caretaker setup

Major opposition parties in the country on Wednesday joined hands to call upon the government to immediately announce dates for parliamentary elections to put an end to the current political uncertainty.   The main opposition leader and former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, had invited leaders of other opposition parties to review the situation following the […]


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