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‘Q’ comes to PPP’s rescue

‘Q’ comes to PPP’s rescue

ISLAMABAD – With a tacit message of cooperation to the Pakistan People’s Party in case the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) also quitted the government, the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) on Tuesday extended full support to Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, pledging that it would not let “a unanimous leader of the House down”.
Speaking on a point of order in the National Assembly, PML-Q’s Riaz Hussain Pirzada took exception to what he called the prime minister’s character

PPP’s CEC keeps Benazir’s murder report under wraps

LAHORE – The Pakistan People’s Party central executive committee (CEC) on Sunday postponed bringing out the report on the investigation into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, deciding to take up the report at the CEC’s next meeting, Law Minister Babar Awan said.
He said the president would announce the date of the next CEC meeting after holding consultations with party leaders. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also be attending the next meeting, which will give a final

No headway in PPP’s GST talks with allies

ISLAMABAD: The marathon meetings between the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and its three coalition partners – the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Jamiat-Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) and Awami National Party (ANP) – failed to make any headway over support for the controversial reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) Bill.
Although President Asif Ali Zardari held a crucial meeting with ANP President Asfandyar Wali to win his party’s support for the bill, no progress could be made. Minister for

Nawaz says PPP’s poor governance is damning democracy

GUJRANWALA: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that disappointment created among the masses by PPP’s poor governance could be harmful to democracy, which had been restored after a long struggle.
Addressing a gathering at the residence of MNA Iftikhar Ahmad Cheema after offering condolences over his mother’s death, Nawaz said the president and prime minister should adopt politics of principles and should control corruption at the upper level, as well as in the public sector, where

PPP’s poor governance is damning democracy: Nawaz

GUJRANWALA: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that disappointment created among the masses by PPP’s poor governance could be harmful to democracy, which had been restored after a long struggle.
Addressing a gathering at the residence of MNA Justice (r) Iftikhar Ahmad Cheema after offering condolences over his mother’s death, Nawaz said the president and prime minister should adopt politics of principles and should control corruption at the upper level, as well as in the public

Sherry and Abbasi face PPP’s wrath

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The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has issued show-cause notices to two of its veterans – Benazir Bhutto’s close aide Dr Safdar Abbasi and former information minister Sherry Rehman – for “violation of the party’s discipline”.
The central executive committee (CEC) membership of Dr Abbasi has also been suspended. “Show-cause notices have been issued to Abbasi and Sherry on disciplinary grounds, as both participated in a TV show against the party policy. However,

PPP’s plan to appoint loyalist as KP governor hits snags

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The move by Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) to replace Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani with a party loyalist has hit snags, whereas the Awami National Party (ANP) says that if this has to be done, the governor should be apolitical and a technocrat, suggesting former provincial chief secretary Azam Khan as best suited for the job.
ANP Senior Vice President Haji Adeel told Pakistan Today that his party was against appointing a politician as the

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