11th hour ‘advice’ saved country from chaos
How a disaster was averted on Tuesday evening
Akhtar JamalIslamabad—Pakistan narrowly escaped landing into chaos and turmoil on Tuesday evening when those who determined to defend the country decided to communicate a timely piece of advice to the then prime minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani not to go for confrontation with judiciary.
Insiders confirm that some elements had convinced former prime minister to “move an Act of the Parliament” undermining the decision of the Supreme Court to disqualify Yusuf Raza Gilani as prime minister and member of National Assembly.
Balochistan missing persons’ case FC involved in disappearances: SC
Islamabad—The Supreme Court of Pakistan in its interim order in Balochistan law and order case, held Frontier Corps (FC) responsible for the disappearances in the province.
The three-member bench of the SC headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry resumed the hearing of Balochistan law and order and missing persons cases on Wednesday.
NA to elect new PM tomorrow Shahab PPP’s candidate; PML-N to field Mehtab Abbasi
Islamabad—President Asif Ali Zardari has summoned a session of the National Assembly at 5:30pm on June 22 (Friday). The new prime minister is expected to be elected during the session.
“The Leader of the House (Prime Minister) will be elected in the session of the National Assembly,” Qamar Zaman Kaira told media.
Nawaz: PPP paid price for ridiculing judiciary
Mingora—PML-N President Mian Nawaz Sharif says the Pakistan People’s Party has paid the price for ridiculing judiciary.
Addressing a large gathering in Mangora, Swat, Nawaz Sharif said Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani had to go home as a result of unfair treatment with judges.
He said Gilani should have rejected the Prime Minister-ship and stoond along with the nation. He said he did not do that and went home with humiliation. He said the government of President Zardari has plundered the country day and night.