Clinton believes Zawahiri in Pakistan
Presses Islamabad for action against Hafiz Saeed
New Delhi—US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday she believes al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan and she vowed to keep up pressure on miltant groups in the country. “We want to disable al-Qaeda and we have made a lot of progress in doing that,” Clinton told an audience in India, a week after the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan by US special forces.
Foreign support makes Gilani more confident
Islamabad—The agitational politics of the opposition and some hostile voices by civil society here and there against Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani after short conviction order of Supreme Court in a contempt case on April 26 could not make any dent in the foreign support which has made Gilani more confident.
President has ill will against judiciary: Nawaz
Lahore—President Pakistan Muslim League-N Nawaz Sharif has said that a person sentenced by the Supreme Court has no right to remain the Prime Minister of Pakistan as it will tarnish the image of the country. He said it will be a shame that a convict will be representing Pakistan as its prime minister in Britain.
During a meeting with editors, senior journalists, columnists and anchorpersons, Nawaz Sharif said that in civilized and semi-civilized countries rulers resign even at the allegations against them but Yusuf Raza Gilani despite being convicted by the superior judiciary is still clinging to power.
Noor Alim richest, Jamshaid Dasti poorest among MPs
Islamabad—The ECP on Monday issued list of the assets of the Punjab MPAs and National Assembly members, declared by the law makers which is annual constitutional requirement.
According to the list issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan, Noor Alim is the richest parliamentarian with assets worth Rs 32 billion, while PPP MNA Jamshaid Dasti is the poorest member who possesses nothing.