Posts Tagged ‘Zardari’
 
 
 
Pakistani News
 

Mirza’s statements continue against MQM and Rehman Malik

Zulfiqar Mirza again said that Interior Minister Rehman Malik is liar and referred to him as “Shitan Malik”. Malik was talking to the media persons in Lyari that no one has permission to ban Peoples Aman Committee. The Supreme Court decision on Karachi Situation; Mirza said every faithful Pakistani is disconsolate over the judgment and he will issue 5 lacs more weapons license if he will again be given the assortment of Home Minister; he added. Dr. Mirza said that assertion of extortion on Jamaat-e-Islami is drivel because there is no such allegation on the party in the past three-and-half years. Former Home Minister more added that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will absolutely take part in elections from Lyari.


 
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MQM may be rejoin Govt. today

All members of the MQM party will be attend the meeting in coordination committee in Karachi including members of Sindh assembly, Senators and MQM office bearers would be attended. MQM Chief Altaf Hussain had sent the green signal to the members Coordination Committee two days ago to rejoin the government after President Zardari supplicated taking out of the resignations of his party’s federal and Provincial Ministers. Conversely, Altaf Hussain had asked the Central Committee to hold a meeting to discuss with the party’s parliamentarians and office-bearers before reaching a result on the issue. The sources said that the meeting would also consult on the current state of affairs in Punjab; where protests against loadshedding had turned violent as well as the law and order situation in Pakistan


 
Pakistani News
 

Death toll rises to 38 after school bus accident in Pakistan

The death toll has risen to nearly 40 after a school bus carrying more than 100 young people overturned in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Monday evening, police said on Tuesday. The accident happened near the town of Kallar Kahar, located in Chakwal District, where the students had visited a salt mine and joined a school picnic. They were on their way back to Millat Grammar School in the city of Faisalabad when it happened. More than 100 young people were on board the bus when it overturned and plunged into a ditch due to a suspected brake failure. Photos from the scene showed the heavily damaged vehicle with the seating area completely crushed. As of Tuesday morning, police said at least 30 students, six teachers and a school principal were killed as a result of the accident. A spokesman said all the students who were killed were believed to be between the ages of 12 and 20. In addition to those killed, officials re...


 
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National T20 Cup gets into action at NSK from today

KARACHI: The focus will return to the playing field on Sunday after PCB’s patron-in-chief President Asif Ali Zardari, following all hue and cry, took timely action to shift the Faysal Bank T20 Cup from dengue-plagued Lahore to the National Stadium, Karachi. The highlight of the tournament’s eighth edition is obviously the foreign flavour in the shape of Afghan Cheetahs, who are the national champions of the game’s shortest format back home in Afghanistan. Their participation is a welcome relief to the cricket-starved public of Karachi who last saw most of the national heroes in action when the tournament held here from February 28 to March 7, 2010. The PCB has a mandatory policy in place since the Twenty20 segment made its debut on the domestic cricket front in 2004 to ensure the country’s top players turn out for their respective regional sides. The addition of Afghan Cheetahs will further add to the drama th...


 
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Aafia Siddiqui Trial: Pakistan Government Simply Posturing

The Pakistani government has been giving the impression that intense legal and diplomatic efforts are underway to secure the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, but there is little sign of those efforts in the courtroom where she is on trial for attempted murder. In a recent statement to the media Interior Minister Rehmen Malik stated that Zardari had “taken up” the issue of her release with Robert Gates. However the U.S. Government’s Justice Department has spared no expense in trying to ensure that Siddiqui spends the next 20 years of her life in prison. The US Government has a team of their best prosecuting attorney’s working on the case. There have been as many as 8-10 Government attorneys seen conferring about the case during the trial. They have been aggressive throughout, filing every motion possible to secure a conviction. The U.S Government also brought two Afghan nationals to America even giving one permanent ...


 
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Clearing Air: An Interview With Wajid Shamsul Hassan

The ISI had plotted a stint to malign the President of Pakistan and that is why the Pakistani High Commisioner to Britain was intercepted in Geneva while retrieving documents for the National Acountability Bureau from Swiss attorneys. He was accompanied by Dr. Danishwar Malik of NAB and they were performing a government duty but they were represented as acting criminally by a GEO TV reporter. The following interview of Wajid Shams-ul-Hassan was conducted one day before the Supreme Court decision on NRO.. Ibrahim Sajid Malick (ISM): What were you doing in Geneva? Wajid Shamsul Hasan (WSH):  I was officially assigned by the Pakistan Foreign Office to accompany NAB Prosecutor General Dr Danishwar Malik to Geneva. Dr Danishwar Malik was dispatched from NAB Islamabad to go to Geneva to collect the cartons lying with the Swiss lawyers. ISM: What documents did you pick up from the attorney and why? WSH:  It was the NAB Prosecutor ...