Abrar Saeed

  • TISLAMABAD - On one hand the suspension of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Quaid Nawaz Sharif’s sentence rejuvenates and rekindles the hope among the crestfallen and dejected party workers while on the other hand it has given boost to the election campaigns of party candidates contesting on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - As part of the investigation into the defeat of party candidates from the areas considered to be the stronghold of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, the fact-finding committee’s working was in progress and in certain areas, including Rawalpindi, show-cause notices were already served ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The United Kingdom and Pakistan Monday jointly launched a partnership on tackling variety of crimes with main focus on repatriation of illicit finances, recovery of stolen assets and bringing money-laundering under a strong vigil. At the conclusion of his meetings with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - As the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf government is all set to bring changes in the finance bill to pull out the national economy of crisis, the opposition parties are also ganging up to cash in on the situation and to get the probe of alleged elections rigging from the platform of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - It was the bright sunny day of December 1999 when I first met a defiant but resolute Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif waiting outside the Civil Lines Police Station Rawalpindi along with a few party activists waiting to meet her son Hussain Nawaz detained there. The lady was determined ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Announcing to call all parties conference to tackle the growing influence of Qadiani lobby in Pakistan, Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that immaturity on the part of PTI government and its tilt toward an ‘international capitalist agenda’ enticed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Expressing a resolve to take the Sino-Pak ‘all-weather strategic cooperative partnership’ to new heights, Pakistan and China have expressed their convergence of opinion that socio-economic uplift will be an important area under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Despite stark disagreement over the presidential election, where the ruling coalition led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had easily clinched the top slot, some elements in opposition parties have once again become active to narrow down differences among the opposition parties and bring ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Division in the joint opposition has made the otherwise tough contest in the presidential elections a one-sided affair for the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and the ruling coalition will likely cash in on this abhorrence and hatred between Pakistan People’s Party and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Just two days before the presidential election, the opposition parties were making ‘futile’ efforts to bridge the widening chasm between Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz as both parties seemed not prepared to agree on a joint ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief of his own faction of Balochistan National Party, Sardar Akhtar Mengal, on Saturday said tacit ‘no’ to Pakistan People’s Party delegation as they visited him in Parliament Lodges for securing his party’s support for Ch Aitzaz Ahsan in presidential ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Expressing serious concern over the massive power theft and swelling circular debt, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he would sensitise public on checking power theft besides sprucing up governance to bring the situation in the right frame. While chairing briefing on issues related ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The chances of opposition parties to bring joint candidate in Sept 4 presidential election further shrink as the Pakistan People’s Party refused to withdraw Ch Aitzaz Ahsan in favour of Maulana Fazlur Rehman on latter’s request to Asif Ali Zardari. PPP central ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The split in joint opposition on making the upcoming presidential a tough contest for the ruling coalition fell flat as Pakistan People’s Party refused to withdraw Ch Aitzaz Ahsan from the race while rest of the parties in opposition alliance landed Muttahida ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Opposition parties on Saturday agreed in principle to field a joint candidate for presidential elections. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif will announce name of the joint candidate today (Sunday). Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) President Maulana Fazlur ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Rejecting to extend support to Pakistan People’s Party’s presidential candidate, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leadership has decided to bring its own candidate in consultation with the opposition parties which had extended support to Shahbaz Sharif in the election of prime ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   In his maiden speech yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan spelled out his priorities and roadmap to transform Pakistan into a welfare state – where the downtrodden will be taken care of. He restated that Riasat-i-Madinah was the role model for the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Living up to his commitment of having a small team of official aides, Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday appointed 21-member federal cabinet with 16 federal ministers and five advisers. Still over a dozen portfolios – including some key ones like Interior, Water and Power, and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The fiasco, which has made the joint opposition fall apart even before its takeoff, would on one hand ease out the fragile multi-partners’ coalition government led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf while on the other hand dent the joint opposition’s thrust to get the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Rejecting demand of Pakistan People’s Party to replace Shehbaz Sharif with some other candidate for the slot of leader of the House, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz fielded the younger Sharif as their candidate in the election to the post of the prime minister due on August ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The elections for the Speaker and Deputy Speaker National Assembly will be held in the morning today (Wednesday) and Pakistan People’s Party’s central leader Syed Khursheed Shah with the backing of joint opposition parties will contest against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The flip-flop over Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan’s abode after his expected elections as prime minister of the country continues and now the party leadership has decided to move him in the bungalow allocated for Prime Minister’s Military Secretary in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif said on Monday his party went to the parliament to protest ‘rigging’ in the July 25 general elections. “We went to the parliament to safeguard democracy and not to validate massively rigged July 25 ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Bitter past was clearly dominating the demeanour of Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz top leadership which stayed aloof and indifferent towards each other and their interaction remained confined to just handshake and exchange of artificial ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz parliamentary party will meet here today at the residence of senior party leader and former federal minister Tariq Fazal Chaudhry to devise strategy for elections of speaker, deputy speaker and leader of the House in National Assembly. The huddle will take ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Besides so many gigantic challenges awaiting the upcoming Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government, the issue of handling the corruption cases against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari and their family members would be the most thorny ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The silent but serious efforts to carve out a forward bloc in the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz were in full swing although Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf had already managed to secure a number game both in the Centre and Punjab to form governments, sources aware of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The deep-rooted acrimony between Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) would be coming in the way of opposition parties’ alliance to transform into a formidable force and to stay united for a longer period of time, people, who are aware of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The announcement by Imran Khan, after emergence of PTI as the single largest party in the general elections, that he would prefer to stay in a smaller house instead of palatial Prime Minister’s House is more of a symbolic value than some real impact of it on the national ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  A joint action committee formed by the joint opposition alliance received names of candidates for the slot of Speaker, Deputy Speaker and Leader of the House from the respective parties on Friday after a Multi-Party Conference (MPC) on Thursday assigned them the task to ...

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