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CEC be appointed as per electoral reforms method: Khursheed ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah Tuesday said Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) should be appointed as per the procedure defined in proposed electoral reforms.Talking to the media here, he said the review of method of CEC appointment was also included in the electoral reforms. He had respect for judiciary and would accept the court verdict on the matter. He would also present the reasons in delay for appointment of the CEC before the apex court, he added.Khursheed Shah demanded a judicial inquiry into the deaths occurred due to the stampede at the public meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Multan, which should fix whether the responsibility.To a question, he said over 200 children were affected by polio disease during the current year, which was alarming.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...

CASA-1000 project to open new avenues of trade: Khurram ISLAMABAD: Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that the import of electricity from Central Asia by CASA-1000 project is a first major trading connection between the regions of Central Asia and South Asia and will open new avenues of trade.The Ministry of Commerce sees the project as a principal step towards establishing energy connectivity and creating Central Asia and South Asia regional energy market which is the future vision of the Prime ...
Corps Commander Peshawar calls on KP Governor PESHAWAR: Corps Commander, Peshawar, Left. Gen. Hidayat Ur Rehman called on the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan at Governor's House here on Tuesday.He remained with the Governor for some time and discussed matters pertaining to security situation in FATA. Talking on the occasion, the Governor highlighted the importance of the services being rendered by Pak Army in maintenance of peace in the area and said that the nation will always feel proud on ...
Governor, MNAs call on PM ISLAMABAD: Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister's House.Matters related to Punjab province especially those related to the working of federal government departments in Punjab came under discussion during the meeting.MNAs Sajid Mehdi (Vehari), Muhammad Khan Daha (Khanewal) and Chaudhary Mahmood Bashir Virk (Gujranwala) also separately called on the Prime Minister and discussed matters regarding infrastructure development and provision of clean drinking water in ...
CJ detaches himself from electoral reforms case ISLAMABAD: The Chief justice Nasirul Mulk on Monday detached himself from the case regarding electoral reforms and thumb verification in the four constituencies.Before initiating the case proceedings the CJ said that as he was interim Chief Election Commissioner at that time the court had asked him for response regarding General Elections of 2013 so he should not be a part of this proceeding.It is to mention that after detachment of the CJ from the case ...
CM Sindh grieved over deaths in stampede in PTI meeting KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has expressed deep sorrows and grief over the fatal incident occurred in the PTI public meeting at Multan causing seven causalities of youngster.The chief minister offered condolence to the families of the deceased and sympathized with them.He also prayed for early recovery of the injured.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...
President approves appointment of Judge Accountability Court-III Lahore ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, on the advice of the Prime Minister, has approved appointment of Abdul Sattar, District and Sessions Judge as Judge, Accountability Court-III, Lahore.The appointment will be on deputation basis in his own pay and scale for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier from the date he assumes charge of the post. Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2014 ...


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