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Nisar should have discussed his reservations within the party: Marriyum

Former Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb said that Chaudhry Nisar is a senior party leader and he should have discussed his reservations within the party. “I have worked with Chaudhry Nisar as his parliamentary secretary for over two years and he taught me a lot,” she said. However, she said what happened in last few months…

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It was my decision not to air PM’s speech, says Marriyum Aurangzeb

Marriyum Aurangzeb says it was her decision not to air PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s speech on PTV. The federal minister for information and broadcasting spoke to the media outside the accountability court on Friday. According to her, it was a talk with journalists, which is why it was not directly broadcast. A journalist asked her…

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SC removes Marriyum Aurangzeb from PEMRA chairperson selection body

Ahmed Waleed & Shehzad Ali The Supreme Court removed State Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb from a committee that selects the PEMRA chairperson on Monday. “She is very busy giving statements to the media,” said Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, heading the three-member bench, while hearing the media commission case. “What does the information minister have to…

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PML-N leaders criticize SC’s ruling on period of disqualification

The disqualification under Article-62-1f is meant for lifetime, said Supreme Court while ruling on petitions filed by 13 disqualified politicians.  The reserved ruling that apex court’s five-member bench announced Friday came to the disappointment of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and PTI leader Jahangir Khan Tareen. The PML-N leaders including Marriyum Aurangzeb, Captain (reted.) Safdar, and…

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Malala comes home: This is what she said…

ISLAMABAD: I can’t believe I am home, said Malala Yousafzai, her voice breaking. The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner returned to Pakistan after six years. She was shot in Swat in 2012 for being a vocal supporter of education for girls. And so, Thursday was not a good day for the Taliban. The girl they tried…

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Imran delivers sermons on democracy but does not vote for it: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan delivered sermons on democracy from all over the world but when it came to voting for democracy he stays away from the Parliament, said Minister of State for Information and Broadcast Marriyum Aurangzeb. Talking to media outside the Ehtsab Court here Wednesday, the minister said that Imran Khan never turned up in the…

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PML-N to announce new party president today: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will announce its new party president on Tuesday. Talking to media persons in Islamabad, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said the Central Executive Committee  and Central Working Committee of PML (N) will meet on Tuesday to hold discussions on the election of the party president. Responding…

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Pakistani minister expresses grief over demise of Sridevi

NEWS DESK: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Bollywood actor, Sridevi, reported Radio Pakistan. In a statement paying tribute to Sridevi, she said she was a versatile actress and performed wonderful characters during her career spanning nearly three decades. Sridevi passed away after a…

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Gulalai’s statement a despicable indiscretion for cheap political popularity: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb, responding to the statement made by Gulalai, Friday said that it was a despicable indiscretion on her part to gain cheap political popularity and importance.  She said that her statement based on concocted lies was not only deplorable but also condemnable….

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Lahore rally shows people have rejected puppets: Marriyum

LAHORE: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb has said Senate and general elections will be held on time. Talking to media in Islamabad on Wednesday, she said it would be first time in history of Pakistan that democracy will complete ten consecutive years. Calling opposition leaders ‘puppets’, the minister said people have…

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Peace vital for economic and industrial progress: Marriyum Aurangzeb

RAWALPINDI: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb said peace and stability is vital for economic and industrial progress. She was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Rawal International Expo-2018 in Rawalpindi on Thursday. The Minister of State said that the PML-N government has always given priority to the industry and the economy of…

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Marriyum Aurangzeb lashes out at Imran over ‘My Name Is Khan’ tweet

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Wednesday that PTI chief Imran Khan was trying unsuccessfully to become Shah Rukh Khan.   Speaking to media personnel outside the accountability court where PML-N President Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar had arrived to attend the NAB references hearing, Marriyum lashed…

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Video: Angry response of PML-N leaders after verdict of Imran Khan disqualification case

The leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan after Supreme Court of Pakistan announced verdict of the disqualification case in his favour.

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PTI being funded by Jews and Hindus, claims Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has alleged that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ‘is being funded by Jews and Hindus’. “The matter of PTI’s funding by Jews and Hindus has been referred to Election Commission today. The commission has yet to investigate this case about PTI whose leader stages sit-ins with the…

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Govt making all out efforts for film industry revival: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the Government is making all out efforts for the revival of country`s film industry. She was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Iranian Film Festival at Pakistan National Council Of Arts in Islamabad this evening. The Minister said we have ample experience and talent to…

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Sacrifice given in the larger national interest: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: The Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb talking to the media outside the Accountability Court and Punjab House here Tuesday said that ensuring national security and safeguarding national interests was the responsibility of the state and to fulfill that obligation sacrifice had to be offered and consequently…

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Country to be run in conformity with people’s will: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb talking to the media on the eve of Rugby match between Italy and Pakistan here Saturday, said from now on the country would be run in conformity with the will of the masses and as a consequence of the political maturity shown by…

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Marriyum Aurangzeb’s emotional reaction to detailed verdict

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is appearing in courts for supremacy of the Constitution. Talking to newsmen outside the Accountability Court in Islamabad on Wednesday morning, she said that people elected Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister for three times and he made the country a nuclear power….

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Watch: Marriyum Aurangzeb’s criticism towards Imran Khan

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb lashed at PTI Chairman Imran Khan over his power show in Narowal and said that he makes the state institutions controversial with his remarks.

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Success of CPEC linked to continuity and stability of democracy: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of state for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb Friday said that the success of CPEC was inextricably linked to continuity and stability of democracy in the country. This was stated by her at the CPEC Cultural Caravan ceremony here at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts, in regards to…

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Watch: Nawaz presented himself before ‘controversial’ JIT, says Aurangzeb

State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that sacked premier Nawaz Sharif presented himself and his family members for accountability before a controversial joint investigation team (JIT) in Panama Papers Case.

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