KARACHI – The lawyers’ fraternity will observe a black day today (Wednesday) to mark the 4th anniversary of the removal of Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on March 9, 2007 by former military ruler Pervez Musharraf. Office-bearers of the Pakistan Bar Council, the Sindh Bar Council and the Karachi Bar Association including Zia Ahmed Awan advocate, Iftikhar Qaimkhani, Muhammad Aqil, Abdul Hameed Yousufi, Mehmood-ul-Hassan and Khalid Munawar announced this decision at
LAHORE – Punjab Health Parliamentary Secretary Saeed Elahi on Sunday advised doctors to observe their code of conduct and restrain from holding strikes, as it increases problems of poor patients. He said that the profession of doctors is noble in which saving the lives of the people is the foremost duty of the doctors.
Saeed said that the Punjab CM has given the approval for releasing salaries of nurses and doctors on time and there would be no deduction from their previous
KARACHI – All doctors working in public and private hospitals throughout Sindh would observe a strike for two hours today (Friday) to protest against the increasing incidents of murdering doctors.
Only emergency cases would be considered during the strike. However, all wards, the outdoor patients departments, and routine checkups and surgeries would be postponed for two hours.
The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi announced the strike call on Thursday in a meeting
LAHORE – The Tehreek-e-Namoos-e-Risalat (TNR) would observe Friday, January 14, as a black day against Pope Benedict’s statement for repeal of blasphemy laws. Maulana Amjad Khan, Amirul Azeem, Malik Bashir, Ramzan Manzoor and Maulana Azizur Rehman said that by asking the federal government to repeal blasphemy laws, the Pope had actually interfered in our religious and internal affairs.
“It is very much clear now that who is steering the people who are trying to change the
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China have agreed on a joint action plan to observe 2011 as Pakistan-China friendship year and will focus on a wider people-to-people interaction in addition to bilateral contacts between the two governments through exchange of delegations and troupes.
The year 2011 was declared as Pak-China friendship year during the recent visit of Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to Pakistan on the completion of 60 years of the diplomatic relations between Pakistan