PTI, AML form electoral alliance
Islamabad—Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and President Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rashid Ahmed held conclusive talks regarding formation of electoral alliance, sources said.
According to the sources, the meeting was held in Imran Khan’s residence here on Wednesday in which both the parties finalized the formation of electoral alliance.
During the meeting, both the leaders agreed to jointly take part in the next elections and to support each other’s candidate. The PTI also decided that it would not field a candidate from its party against Sheikh Rashid.
Ephedrine case SC rejects request for adding suspects to ECL
Islamabad—The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request filed by the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) to add the names of Ali Musa Gilani and 13 other suspects to the Exit Control List (ECL) in the ephedrine quota case.
A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, was hearing the case on Wednesday, during which the ANF submitted its request to add names of 14 suspects to the ECL.
Review petitions filed against contempt law, NRO case rulings
Islamabad—The federal government on Wednesday filed a review petition against the Supreme Court’s ruling of July 12 in which the prime minister was asked to write the Swiss letter without seeking any advice.
The petition filed on behalf of the government by Attorney General Irfan Qadir pleaded that the order to the Prime Minister is contradictory to the Constitution which required him to seek advice from the quarters concerned over any such step in accordance with Article 90 and the Rules of Business of the National Assembly.