Monday, 21 May 2018

Tag Archives: Nawaz Sharif

US hopes Pakistan will partner in safeguarding region

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WASHINTON: The United States (US) on Friday expressed hope that Pakistan will be a partner in safeguarding the region and would “do more” to uphold regional peace in South Asia. The statement was passed by Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Dana White during the regular briefing held at ...

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Nawaz Sharif rejects NSC statement, deems it ‘painful and regrettable’

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, while speaking to reporters at the accountability court on Tuesday, “rejected” the National Security Committee’s (NSC) statement from yesterday, terming it “painful and regrettable”. He stuck to his stance on the remarks regarding the Mumbai attacks made during an exclusive interview with Dawn published on ...

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Pakistan SC disqualifies ex-PM Nawaz Sharif from politics for life

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Photo: File ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former MNA Jehangir Tareen of the PTI cannot ever stand for elections for the rest of their life, ruled the Supreme Court in a stunning landmark judgement on Friday morning. They were disqualified under Article 62 of the Constitution which says ...

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Pakistan’s top court rules against disqualified PM

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KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has announced the verdict on Election Act 2017 earlier on Wednesday and has declared that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was ineligible to head the PML-N, his own political party. The Supreme Court ruled that a person disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of ...

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Pakistan has done enough for everyone, will not do more: ISPR

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RAWALPINDI: The chief military spokesman on Thursday chose not to respond to the allegations levelled by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif that the army was involved in his ouster. At a media briefing, Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) refused to answer a ...

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Key US diplomat visits Pakistan, meets PM, COAS and DG ISI

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ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got a frosty welcome to Pakistan Tuesday after Washington turned up the heat on Islamabad for allegedly providing “safe havens” for Taliban militants. America s top diplomat was quietly greeted by a mid-level Pakistani Foreign Office official at the military airport in the garrison ...

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Pak anti-corruption court indicts Sharif, daughter, son-in-law

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law were indicted today by an anti-graft court in a corruption case related to the Avenfield property in London. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had registered three cases of corruption and money laundering against 67- year-old Sharif, his family members ...

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Pakistan ruling party wins key by-election in Lahore

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LAHORE: Dismissed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom has won a hotly contested by-election seen as the ruling PML-N party’s first key political challenge following the ex-premier’s recent removal. Kulsoom, 66, comfortably defeated the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Yasmin Rashid in the by-election in the eastern city of ...

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