LAHORE: Sources privy to Newspakistan.tv have insinuated that Kulsoom Nawaz (MNA) is all set to become the PML-N chief after disqualification of her husband.
According to details this was decided in a huddle at Punjab House here. Participants pondered over the state of affairs following SC judgment that barred Nawaz from heading the Party.
Readers may recall, while Kulsoom Nawaz was undergoing treatment in London for throat cancer, her daughter led campaign to get mom elected from the constituency left vacant by dad (the ousted prime minister).
It is interesting to observe that during the Punjab House huddle Nawaz only spoke for ten minutes. Moreover, none of the top brass of PML-N named Shahbaz Sharif for the top slot.
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Civil society pays rich tribute to Jam Saqi!
KARACHI: Arts Council was the venue where senior political and socialist leaders, civil society, human and labor rights activists converged today to pay tribute to late comrade Jam Saqi at a reference.
Speaking on the occasion former chairman Senate Raza Rabbani lauded the role of Jam Saqi. He said that the establishment was trying to abolish 18th Amendment. He paid tribute to all political leaders who got passed the 18th Amendment: “Don’t open this Pandora’s box. Don’t add new factor of terrorism to already beleaguered society in Pakistan,” he remarked.
According to Raza Rabbani any judicial or military martial law will be harmful to the country as in the past all dictatorships had bad effects on Pakistan. Main Raza Rabbani pointed out that despite the fact education and health are provincial subjects, the federal government does not allow the provinces to make change in curriculum.
Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo observed that Jam Saqi remained committed to the democracy. Shah Mohammad Shah held that Jam Saqi remained committed to rights of poor’s and he was a true Democratic leader. Rasheed A. Razvi said Jam was a beacon of light for students, labor and political workers.
Dr. Riaz Shaikh said Jam Saqi had spent his entire life for poor people and struggled for unity of the nation. Terming Jam Saqi a man of principles Zahida Hina stated that he even resigned from Communist Party. He continued his struggle for people, he joined PPP but he was not satisfied with the party. In last days he was inclined to mysticism.
Cricket legend Sir Viv Richards welcomed by Administrator DHA Kr. Brig. Shahid Hasan Ali at Moin Khan Academy
KARACHI: Sir Viv Richards, legendary West Indian cricket star, who is presently coaching the Quetta Gladiators, was welcomed by Administrator DHA Brigadier Shahid Hasan Ali here at Moin Khan Academy on the occasion of Pakistan Resolution Day.
As karachiites were given access to the legend, people – particularly children – grasped at the occasion to get themselves photographed with the legend and get his autographs.
This is an encouraging sign for Port City where peace is returning after a prolonged episode of lawlessness. With the holding of PSL final here Karachi has manifested its fortitude to regain its title City of Lights.
Target killing: MQM-P Councillor shot dead at his Orangi Town house!
KARACHI: 35-year-old Anis Siddiqui, Councilor affiliated with MQM-P has been shot dead here this night.
According to details two gunmen entered his house in Orangi Town’s Toori Bangash Colony and shot him dead.
The assailants managed to bolt from the scene of crime after this act of target killing.
Siddiqui who served as Union Committee councilor of the party.
It is pertinent to mention here that last month too body of a MQM-P worker was found in the same area.