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ECP to hold by election in PK-8 on May 12 ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to hold by-election in PK-8 on May 12 and issued schedule.According to ECP spokesman,nomination papers will be filed from April 6 to 7 whereas the verification process will be completed on April 12.The candidates can file their appeals to the tribunal against the decisions of the returning officers until April 14 and the tribunals would decide on their appeals until April 18.The final list of candidates will be published on April 20.The seat was vacated due to the death of Pakistan Muslim league (N) MPA Arbab Akbar Hayat. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Siddiq-ul-Farooq strongly condemns Lahore blast ISLAMABAD: Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Siddiq-ul-Farooq has strongly condemned the suicide blast at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park Lahore and expressed heartfelt condolence over the loss of innocent lives.In a statement, he sympathized with the heirs of the deceased and prayed for early recovery of the injured saying terrorists could never succeed in their nefarious designs.He said the nation is with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif in their earnest ...

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Rehman Malik condemns Lahore incident ISLAMABAD: Former Interior Minister Senator Rehman Malik on Sunday strongly condemned incident of lahore in which innocent people were killed and injured.In his condolence message, he said that such attacks were aimed at destabilizing Pakistan but nation would not let these inhuman and enemies of the country to succeed in their nefarious designs.He also expressed his condolence with the families of the deceased and prayed for the early recovery of those injured in the blast.Copyright ...

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Pervaiz Rashid strongly condemns Lahore blast ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday strongly condemned the blast incident in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park Lahore.In a statement, he said terrorists are enemies of the state and government will not let them succeed in their nefarious designs.The minister said such cowardly acts of terror can not weaken our resolve in a fight against terrorism and extremism, adding the whole nation stands united to root out this menace."The sacrifices of ...

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Gilani condemns Lahore blast ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday strongly condemned Lahore blast, which caused loss of several lives.In a condolence message, he expressed his condolence with the families of the deceased and prayed for the early recovery of those injured in the blast.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Baligh condemns Lahore incident ISLAMABAD: Federal State Minister for Education and Professional Training Baligh-ur-Rehman on Sunday strongly condemned the blast incident in Lahore.In his condolence message, he expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of innocent lives in the blast.The minister sympathized with bereaved families and prayed to Almighty Allah for early recovery of injured persons.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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NA speaker condemns Lahore blast ISLAMABAD: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan have strongly condemned the suicide attack at Gulshan Iqbal Park, Lahore and expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives.In their separate statements, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker termed it a barbaric and shameful act of terrorism.They said that the elements involved in such activities were the enemies of humanity and the country.They said that such shameful acts ...