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President Arif Alvi calls a joint session of Parliament on Thursday

The newly elected president will be addressing the joint session

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Dr Arif Alvi sworn in as the 13th president of Pakistan

Dr Alvi is the PTI’s nominee for president

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Aitzaz Ahsan says Arif Alvi is Pakistan’s ninth President. Is he right?

If all military dictators were unconstitutional presidents then Bhutto too was an unconstitutional president because he used the same way to become the first chief martial law administrator

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President Mamnoon Hussain bids President House goodbye

New president Arif Alvi will take oath on Sunday

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Pakistan to elect new president on Tuesday

Presidential election will be held in Tuesday to elect 13th President of Pakistan for next five years. Arif Alvi of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Aitzaz Ahsan of Pakistan People’s Party and PMLN-backed Maulana Fazlur Rehman are vying for the office. The ruling PTI is confident that Alvi will win the election comfortably. The PTI enjoys the…

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Khursheed Shah says Fawad Chaudhry once offered to field Aitzaz Ahsan as a joint candidate

Fawad Chaudhry responded on Twitter by talking about how Dr Arif Alvi, the PTI’s candidate for the president, is all set to win the election on September 4

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Election commission accepts all three nominations for presidential election

The election will be held on September 4. The last day to file nomination papers was August 27

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Scrutiny of presidential candidates’ papers begins Wednesday

The election will be held on September 4. The last day to file nomination papers was August 27

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Three candidates to slug it out in presidential race

Maulana Fazlur Rehman has requested PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari to withdraw Aitzaz Ahsan in his favour

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President summons National Assembly session on Monday

The president has approved the interim PM’s summary. The session will happen on Monday, August 13

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Trump’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame vandalized – police

A man with a pickax vandalized U.S. President Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early on Wednesday and later surrendered to police.

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President Mamnoon asks caretaker PM to ensure Nawaz Sharif’s treatment

PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique also tweeted about Nawaz Sharif’s health

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You have one more month to declare foreign assets without any penalties

The president has extended the tax amnesty scheme for another month, so Pakistanis now have until July 31 to declare foreign assets without any penalties. The move is an opportunity to increase the tax received by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). President Mamnoon Hussain extended the scheme on the request of the interim finance…

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Ceasefire in Afghanistan positive sign for peace, says President

Ceasefire in Afghanistan is a positive sign for regional peace, said President Mamnoon Hussain on Sunday. He was addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit at Qingdao in China. He said that peace and stability in Afghanistan is our common objective and Pakistan is playing its due role. According to him, Pakistan and Afghanistan are…

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President signs FATA Interim Governance Regulation 2018

President Mamnoon Hussain signed the FATA Interim Governance Regulation 2018. The regulation is a set of interim rules that apply to FATA for two years until it merges with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. It throws out the draconian Frontier Crimes Regulation imposed during the British era. On May 24, the National Assembly passed the 31st constitutional amendment bill…

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General elections to be held on July 25, President approves summary

General elections in Pakistan will be held on July 25 this year. President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the date for elections, signing a summary sent by the Election Commission of Pakistan. The commission had proposed July 25, 26 and 27 for the elections. The government’s five-year ends on May 31; however, the ruling PML-N and…

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PM gives go ahead to hold elections on July 25

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has given a green signal to hold forthcoming general elections on July 25 this year. According to details, the Election Commission of Pakistan sent a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain, seeking approval for elections on July 25, 26 or 27. The President is currently out of country for performing Umrah…

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Govt had nothing to do with NAB action against Dr Asim, Sharif tells Zardari

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the federal government had nothing to do with the NAB action against Dr Asim Hussain and other PPP leaders. “Zardari sahib should avoid mudslinging and refrain from distorting the history,” Sharif said on Tuesday. The former President had said on May 30 that Nawaz Sharif shook hands…

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China reassures Pakistan on ties ahead of Xi’s meeting with India’s Modi

BEIJING: China on Monday reassured Pakistan that relations between the two countries were as firm as ever and would “never rust”, ahead of a meeting this week between President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that could unnerve Islamabad. China and Pakistan like to call each other “all weather friends” and their traditional…

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Former South Korea president Park jailed for 24 years

A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. Park became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office last year when the Constitutional Court ordered her out over a scandal that…

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka sign three MoUs to enhance multiple cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Sri Lanka Friday signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to enhance bilateral cooperation in the fields of youth development and training of diplomats and civil servants. The MoUs were signed at the Prime Minister’s House during the visit of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is here on a three-day visit. Both…

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