Abbas Shabbir

Imran Khan wants Najam Sethi to resign as PCB Chairman

Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has a conveyed a message to PCB Chairman Najam Sethi that he wants him to resign by August 16. Khayyam Qaiser, PCB’s director infrastructure and a close friend of former PM Nawaz Sharif, has also been told to reign. Sethi has already hinted at resuming his career as a TV analyst….

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Imran Khan to take oath as PM on August 18, says the PTI

Imran Khan is the PTI’s prime ministerial candidate

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The ECP wants a re-election in Shangla’s PK-23 because not enough women voted

The turnout of women voters was less than 10% in the constituency

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ECP issues Imran Khan’s NA-53 victory notification after his apology

The ECP has issued Imran Khan’s victory notification from NA-53 Islamabad after the PTI chairman tendered an apology for violating the secrecy of the ballot. Imran had cast his vote in front of cameras on July 25. The ECP accepted his apology and has taken back the notice against him. Chief Election Commissioner Justice Sardar…

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Election commission ‘forgives’ Imran Khan, Ayaz Sadiq, Fazlur Rehman and Pervez Khattak

On Thursday, the election regulatory body accepted the apologies of all four leaders

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The PTI will nominate a ‘stainless’ individual for the post of Punjab CM: Imran Khan

Prime minister in waiting Imran Khan said the PTI will nominate a ‘stainless’ party member for the slot of Punjab chief minister. “We will give Punjab a chief minister who has never been accused of any crime,” Imran said during a parliamentary party meeting on Wednesday. He urged the parliamentary party to support the individual…

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Fawad Hasan Fawad and Zulfi Bukhari’s names have been put on the ECL

The government has put the names of former prime minister’s secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad and Imran Khan’s close aide Zulfi Bukhari on the Exit Control List. The decision was taken during a meeting of the cabinet’s sub-committee, chaired by the Interim Interior Minister Azam Khan. All airports have been notified of their change in status….

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Imran Khan has accepted Akhtar Mengal’s six-point agenda, says Shah Mehmood Qureshi

A meeting between Imran Khan and Akhtar Mengal is expected soon, said Shah Mehmood Qureshi

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Election Commission stops victory notification on Shangla seat over low turnout of women

The Election Act, 2017 requires the Election Commission to declare an election null and void if women’s turnout in a constituency is less than 10% of its total polled votes

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Bushra Maneka’s daughter has joined the PTI

Mehru Hayat Maneka, the daughter of Imran Khan’s third wife Bushra Maneka, has joined the PTI. Imran’s wife was also present at the meeting between her husband and daughter. Bushra said the PTI would take ‘revolutionary’ steps for the welfare of the women. She urged women to come forward for the development of the country.

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Firdous Naqvi’s statement about the MQM is not party policy, says PTI leader Naeemul Haq

Reacting to PTI’s Karachi chapter head Firdous Shamim Naqvi saying that his party was compelled to joined hands with the MQM, PTI leader Naeemul Haq said on Monday that Naqvi’s statement is his personal opinion. “This is not party policy,” said Haq, adding that the party entered into a coalition with the MQM for national…

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Opposition decides to field candidates for PM, speaker, deputy speaker

The opposition parties have decided to field a joint candidate for the election of the prime minister in National Assembly. The move is aimed at blocking Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from electing the party chief Imran Khan as country’s prime minister. The PTI won 121 out of 272 National Assembly seats in the general election. The opposition…

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NAB to file reference against Yousuf Raza Gillani

A meeting of NAB’s executive board, chaired by its head, decided to file a reference against former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and to go ahead with four references against Owais Muzzafar. Muzzafar is PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari’s foster brother. The cases against Muzzafar include unlawful use of power and illegal land allotment. According…

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Pervez Khattak tenders unconditional apology for his foul language

Pervez Khattak’s lawyer told the Election Commission bench on Wednesday that his remarks were unintentional

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Indian PM Modi felicitates Imran on election victory

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has telephoned PM-elect Imran Khan and felicitated him on winning the July 25 elections. According to a statement issued by Indian ministry of external affairs, PM Modi “expressed hope that the democracy will take deeper roots in Pakistan”. “Prime Minister also reiterated his vision of peace and development in the…

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MQM approaches Election Commission for vote recount in NA-239

The notification declaring the PTI’s Ikram Cheema victorious should be stopped, says the MQM

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Four independent Punjab MPAs join the PTI

Four newly elected independent MPAs in Punjab have joined the PTI after a meeting with PM-elect Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence. Hussain Gardezi from Kabirwala, Syed Rafaqat Hussain Shah, Basharat Randhawa from Layyah and Hanif Khan from DG Khan are the newest members of the PTI in Punjab. “The people of Dera Ghazi…

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The PTI and MQM will meet on Saturday to discuss forming the govt

The PTI has contacted the MQM to discuss helping to form the government and leaders from the two parties will meet on Saturday (tomorrow) in this regard. Jahangir Khan Tareen telephoned MQM-Pakistan Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Friday and invited him to meet on Saturday. They are likely to discuss the MQM joining hands with the…

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PTI to bring in new governors in Sindh, KP and Punjab

The PTI has decided to change the governors in three provinces – Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This decision was made at a recent party meeting. A decision has yet to be made about Balochistan’s governor. The current governors are Malik Rafique Rajwana of Punjab, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra of KP and Mohammad Zubair of Sindh….

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Election Commission announces results, says voter turnout was 51.85%

The election took place across Pakistan on July 25

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PTI invites 14 independents to join the party in Punjab

The PTI has upped its efforts to form the government in Punjab. The party has invited 14 independents to join the party. PTI leaders Jehangir Tareen and Chaudhry Sarwar are in talks with several independent candidates. There are 27 independent candidates who will be important in the formation of the government.

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