ABDULLAH ZAFAR

  • TKARACHI   -  Sindh Minister for Prisons on Friday said that news prisons are under construction in the province that would help improve the capacity of the prisons for 5,000 more inmates. “These prisons are being constructed in Hyderabad, Benazirabad and Thatta while new ...

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  • TKarachi   -   Pakistan People’s Party has strongly reacted to a statement of Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, who said yesterday that Sindh has long been run by ‘goons’ and PTI-led federal government will soon bring this era to an end. Speaking to a ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has called upon the federal government to make an appropriate alternative arrangement before forcing the residents to vacate Pakistan Quarters.  “Pakistan Quarters were very old and people were living there for ...

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  • TKarachi - The Sindh Assembly authenticated nine-month budget of the province with a majority vote from ruling Pakistan People’s Party in an unprecedented Sunday session. “Maybe proceedings were held in past on Sunday but I have not witnessed it in my over 17 year assembly tenure,” ...

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  • TKarachi - The Sindh Assembly authenticated nine-month budget of the province with a majority vote from ruling Pakistan People’s Party in an unprecedented Sunday session. “Maybe proceedings were held in past on Sunday but I have not witnessed it in my over 17 year assembly tenure,” ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  The Sindh government planned to get the budget for nine months of the fiscal year 2018-19 passed from the provincial assembly on Saturday, but a three-hour long speech of the opposition leader spoiled the plan. Everything was going according to the plan and then ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  Opposition and treasury leaders on Friday apologised over their ethnic remarks during the assembly session on Thursday and vowed not to repeat this in future. The provincial assembly session, which witnessed a heated argument between MQM-P lawmaker Muhammad Hussain and ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh Assembly on Monday commenced debate on the nine-month budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 tabled by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah with 16 lawmakers both from treasury and opposition benches making speeches. As per rules of the assembly, the debate should continue for at ...

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  • 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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