PPP bans Abidi’s entry into Presidency
Islamabad—Pakistan People’s Party on Monday expelled Senator Faisal Raza Abdi from the party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) and banned his entry into the Presidency for holding a press conference against the higher judiciary.
The PPP also suspended Faisal Raza Abidi from party’s core committee after issuing a show-cause notice.
Abidi has also been asked to resign from the post of president PPP Karachi chapter.
Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira talking to media men at an Iftar dinner said they did not endorse Faisal Raza Abidi’s views against the judiciary.
Govt serious in holding fair elections: Raja
Islamabad—Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf has said that the democratic government was serious about holding of transparent elections in the country.
Speaking at the Iftar dinner he hosted in honour of media-persons here on Monday the Prime Minister said that elections are the only way to strengthen the parliament.
He said, PPP government is committed to hold ing elections in transparent manner so that the people could choose their representatives.
He said the people would get an opportunity to decide who would run the government in the future.
Chairman Nadra urges political parties to mobilise citizens for CNIC
islamabad—Chairman Nadra Tariq Malik has written letters to leaders of all political parties requesting their assistance in mobilizing Pakistani citizens to obtain their computerized national identity cards (CNlCs), which is also a pre-requisite for registration as voters; this was stated in statement issued here today. In his letter Chairman Nadra emphasized that political parties’ outreach and presence across the country provides an opportunity to Nadra to access pockets of population that remains unregistered. Nadra will extend its Data Acquisition Units (DAUs) to the door steps of citizens and is ready to perform registration operations through numerous mobile units, he said in the letter.