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No Confidence motion submitted against KP CM Pervez Khattak

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Opposition parties in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) legislative assembly had submitted a a no confidence motion against the Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak to preempt any possible move to dissolve the KP assembly on Tuesday August 19m 2014. Political parties including Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (17), Pakistan Peoples Party (5), Awami National Party (5) […]

Khawaja Asif assures Pervez Khattak to resolve electricity issues

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Federal Minister for Water and Power, Khawaja Asif, met with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak, in Peshawar to discuss the electricity load shedding issues on Wednesday July 16, 2014. Khawaja Asif assured Pervez Khattak to resolve the electricity problems in three phases.  Pervez Khattak had threatened to shut down the electric supply to Punjab […]

Pervez Khattak threatens to shut down electric supply to Punjab


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has threatened on Wednesday July 16, 2014 to shut down the electricity supply to Punjab if his province did not get its right to receive 2000MW electric supply while leading a protest rally against excessive load shedding in the province. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister said that uncontrolled electricity supply […]

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 […]

Church attack: PTI-led KPK gov’t fails to deal with emergency situation

The deadly terror attack on Church in Peshawar Sunday exposed the incompetency of the PTI-led government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. There were only few doctors to deal with the injured if the worst terrorism on innocent people inside the Church. None of the PTI, Jamaat-e-Islami and allied parties’ ministers reached the hospitals even hours after the […]

Imran meets army chief, PM Nawaz Sharif

Chairman Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Imran Khan, who had demanded meeting with the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Monday met both leaders ahead of the All Parties Conference. They discussed the issue of terrorism at length with the prime minister and the army chief. The two leaders gave their proposals to effectively […]

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 […]

CM Khattak’s ID absence: ANP seeks clarification

The new Chief Minister of Khyber Pakthunkhwa province Friday urged Prime Minister-in-waiting Nawaz Sharif to form a decisive policy to stop US drone strikes in the country’s tribal regions. “We call upon the federal government and Nawaz Sharif to chalk out a clear policy against US drones and terrorism and for peace,” Pervez Khan Khattak said after he was elected the Chief Minister. He said if his Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) was elected at the center then the US would not dare carry out drone attacks. The PTI emerged the largest party in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly and will for the first time the party has formed government in the province. During the campaign for the May 11 polls, the PTI chief Imran Khan had announced to shoot down US drones if it was voted to power at the centre. Meanwhile the PTI spokesperson, Dr Shirin Mazari lashed out at the US for carrying out the recent drown strike when Pakistan is in the process of new government formation. She told the media that PTI will move a resolution in the National Assembly against the drone attacks. She said that the resolution will strongly urge the US to stop the attacks and the government will also be advised to take action if the Americans refuse to halt the operation. Mazari said that her party’s government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has the right to search the NATO supplies in case of suspicion of presence of arms in the trucks. She said the US has acted as enemy to carry drone strike on Wednesday just few days before the formation of a new government. On the other hand a senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) party Shahbaz Sharif said that the Prime Minister-elect Nawaz Sharif will take up the drone issue with the United States. He told reporters in Lahore that majority in Pakistan are opposed to the drone strikes and that the campaign should be stopped immediately. The US spy aircraft fired missiles in North Waziristan on Wednesday and killed at least six people including the senior Taliban leader Wali-ur-Rehman. The Taliban withdrew their peace talks offer to the new government as a protest over the drone strike. They claimed that the drone strikes are being carried out on the behest of the government.

The Awami National Party Thursday submitted an adjournment motion in the Senate against the absence of Chief Minister, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pervez Khattak from the Independence Day’s Flag Hoisting ceremony in Peshawar. Traditionally Chief Ministers raise National Flag to mark beginning of celebrations in their respective provinces. However, Khattak set example by his absence from the function. […]

CCI approves National Energy Policy

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  The Council of Common Interests at its meeting in Islamabad Wednesday approved the new National Energy Policy. The meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The energy policy focuses on exploitation of cheap sources of energy including coal‚ hydel‚ solar and wind to overcome the electricity shortage. The policy envisages production of seven […]

PM says gov’t respects mandate of provincial governments

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday the federal government respects mandate of the provincial governments. He was addressing the meeting of Council of Common Interests in Islamabad which discussed and approved a new energy policy. The prime minister said that federal government will provide all possible assistance to provinces in resolving the people’s problems. Chief […]

PTI, JI, Sherpao party, Swabi group to form KPK gov’t

  Jamaat-e-Islami chief, Syed Munawar Hasan, Wednesday said that his party has reached agreement with the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf to form govt in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.   Aftab Sherpao’s Qaumi Watan Party and Swabi’s Awami Jamhoori Ittehad, have also decided to join the government, the Jamaat chief told reporters after visiting Imran Khan at hospital in Lahore. […]


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