New centres of power to be resisted: PPP
Legislation sole right of Parliament Polls, on time: Zardari
Staff ReporterIslamabad—Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has decided to strongly resist ‘all the new centres of power’ confronting the parliament by remaining within the legal and constitutional limits.
It was decided at a meeting chaired by President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and attended by PPP’s key federal ministers and other central leaders.
Briefing about the meeting, Spokesperson to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the meeting discussed current situation in the country with focus on preparation for elections, overcoming energy crisis and the legal challenges before the government.
Power crisis PPP not serious: Nawaz
Lahore—Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday asked the party workers to start making preparations for general elections after Ramazan.
Talking to PML-N workers from Gujrat at Raiwind, he said that if the Pakistan People’s Party wanted, the power crisis could be solved but it is busy in corruption and clash with the judiciary.
PTI not to attend MQM’s APC
Lahore—A Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) delegation on Tuesday met leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as part of its efforts to evolve consensus on convening an All Parties Conference to resolve problems facing the country.
MQM delegation led by federal minister Farooq Sattar and comprising Raza Haroon and Wassay Jalil held talks with PTI president Javed Hashmi and vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
SC resumes NRO case hearing today
Islamabad—The deadline given by the Supreme court to the prime minister to write letter to Swiss authorities will expire today (Wednesday) while the Supreme Court will resume hearing of the NRO implementation case.
A five-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, will start hearing the NRO implementation case.