ABDULLAH ZAFAR

  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Tuesday that the provincial government was facing shortage of funds from federal transfers which had impacted the province’s development projects. Addressing a post budget press conference at the Sindh Assembly auditorium along ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Monday presented nine-month budget in the provincial assembly for authentication. The previous government only authenticated a three-month budget on the directives of top PPP leadership citing that it was the prerogative of the new government that ...

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  • TKARACHI - Cutting short the allocation of new development schemes by Rs24 billion, the Sindh chief minister on Monday presented 24 new schemes in the budget. It is pertinent to mention here that the previous government of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) only authenticated budget of three ...

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  • TKARACHI - Empty parking lanes specified for top bureaucrats and other officials in the main building of the Sindh Secretariat at 9:00am –beginning of the working hours – are an enough evidence to prove that most of the provincial officials are latecomers. It is pertinent to mention ...

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  • TKarachi - Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) candidate Aitzaz Ahsan on Tuesday bagged 100 votes in the Sindh Assembly, followed by 56 votes by PTI candidate Arif Alvi and a single vote by joint opposition candidate Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The polling process which began at ...

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  • TKARACHI - The opposition parties on Tuesday agreed upon the name of Firdous Shamim Naqvi as the opposition leader of the Sindh province and over 50 lawmakers had signed the request to the speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani to nominate Naqvi as opposition leader. Naqvi is backed by lawmakers ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  All arrangements have been finalised for the presidential elections to be held today in Sindh Assembly. Three candidates are vying for the top slot of the country that is president including PTI nominee Arif Alvi, PPP candidate Aitzaz Ahsan and joint opposition candidate and ...

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  • TKarachi - The bureaucracy in the Sindh province on Friday witnessed the first overhaul after the newly-elected PPP led provincial government took charge. On June 21, the caretaker government installed in the province made a major reshuffle in the provincial bureaucracy and transferred more ...

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  • TKarachi - The bureaucracy in the Sindh province on Friday witnessed the first overhaul after the newly-elected PPP led provincial government took charge. On June 21, the caretaker government installed in the province made a major reshuffle in the provincial bureaucracy and transferred more ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Student politics is considered a key in any society for strengthening democratic institutions and in Pakistan where money speaks a lot to reach the power corridors, positive signs have emerged in Sindh Assembly where a large number of lawmakers - especially from Karachi - have ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Former chief minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Thursday was re-elected for the second time as the 30th chief executive of the province after he defeated joint opposition candidate Shaheryar Maher in the Sindh Assembly election for the slot was carried out through division of house ...

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  • TKARACHI - Agha Siraj Durrani was re-elected Wednesday as the Sindh Assembly speaker after bagging 96 votes from the house as compared to the 59 votes bagged by his competitor Javed Hanif, the joint candidate of opposition parties. PPP candidate for deputy speaker, Rehana Leghari, also ...

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  • TKARACHI - The elections for the speaker and deputy speaker Sindh Assembly slots would be held today (Wednesday) and two candidates each for both the slots will be vying for the posts from opposition and treasury benches. The Pakistan People’s Party has fielded Agha Siraj Durrani - who is also ...

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  • TKARACHI/PESHAWAR   -   The members-elect of the three provincial assemblies took oath of their offices at the inaugural sessions of their respective assemblies on Monday. As many as 160 out of total 168 members-elect of the Sindh Assembly took oath at its inaugural session. The ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has nominated Murad Ali Shah, Agha Siraj Durrani and Rehana Leghari as its candidates for the slots of Sindh chief minister, speaker and deputy speaker of the provincial assembly. These nominations were decided at a ...

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  • TKARACHI - Acting Sindh Governor Agha Siraj Durrani Friday approved a summary to requisite the first session of the newly elected Sindh Assembly on August 13. Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair Umar had resigned from his post and therefore the Speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Durrani is serving as ...

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  • TKarachi - Former Sindh chief minister Murad Ali Shah, who has been the face of PPP election campaign for carrying out uplift works in the province, will take the reins of Sindh government again for next five years, The Nation has learnt. A formal announcement in this regard is likely to be ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Pakistan People’s Party will clean sweep the upcoming polls from Karachi as the party had served the masses. This was the claim made by the PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari before the general elections in 2018, who not only lost from the NA-246 Lyari but party was wiped out ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Friday rejected the entire election process of the 2018 general elections, but said his party would not only become part of the parliamentary process but also invite other parties to participate in it. He said this while ...

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  • TKARACHI - Decorated with flags of different political parties, the government Girls secondary school in Shah Faisal Colony Block 4 of the city depicts the true picture of the Election Commission of Pakistan failure in implementing its code of conduct in true letter and spirit in the ...

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  • TKarachi - Polling agent is a spinal cord for any political party on election day and his activities can be a make or break for any party, said the seasoned journalist Abdul Jabbar Nasir, who had covered various elections in Karachi. According to the polling scheme given by the Election Commission ...

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  • TKARACHI - With only a week left for the nation to go to polls scheduled for July 25, the election commission of Pakistan in Sindh province is yet to finalise the presiding officers (POs) in the city. At least three district returning officers including Malir, East and Korangi are unable to overcome ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Karachi Division President Saeed Ghani on Sunday blamed the authorities for adopting biased approach in implementing code of conduct in Karachi especially against PPP. Addressing a press conference at the PPP Media Cell in Karachi along with Sindh General ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  Pakistan People’s Party Karachi Division President Saeed Ghani on Sunday blamed the authorities for adopting biased approach in implementing code of conduct in Karachi especially against PPP. Addressing a press conference at the PPP Media Cell in Karachi along with Sindh ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders on Friday night approached estranged party men in Lyari. Some estranged PPP representatives have fielded their candidates against the PPP candidates in the PPP stronghold of Lyari. However, the PPP has been unable until now to woo them back into ...

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  • TKarachi - PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto said Thursday that the welcome accorded by the people of Sindh province was exceptional and a good answer to them who were forming the puppet parties and bringing them in the contest with the PPP. During a press conference at the residence of Sardar ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday said that judiciary was not involved in the construction of dams anywhere in the world as it was the responsibility of the government. Addressing a press conference at Zardari House in Nawabshah and ...

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  • THyderabad - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that PPP is contesting elections on the basis of ideology and the peoples’ welfare policies instead of winning or losing the general elections. On his second day of countrywide election campaign, Bilawal ...

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  • TKarachi  -  Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in his second day for the nationwide PPP election campaign, visited several parts of the province and pledged to fulfil the promises made by the party in its election manifesto. Bilawal Bhutto who was warmly ...

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  • TKARACHI - NA-242 is the smallest National Assembly constituency of Karachi with extreme contrasts, representing developed housing societies and over 100 katchi abadis whose residents are even deprived of civic facilities and basic necessities of life. Farid Ahmed who runs his estate business in the ...

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