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Democracy in Pakistan interrupted like a film interval: Raza Rabbani

  ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Thursday regretted said neither democratic institutions were allowed to function in accordance with constitution nor rule of law was established in the country. Speaking at at award giving ceremony to renowned poet Nisar Nasik organized by National Press Club (NPC) here, the Chairman said democracy was derailed…

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Rabbani expresses reservations over providing KU students’ data to agencies

NEWS DESK: Senator Raza Rabbani expressed reservations over providing Karachi University (KU) students’ data to intelligence agencies in a letter addressed to the varsity’s vice-chancellor on Wednesday. He further demanded that student unions be restored as per the resolution passed by the Senate of Pakistan. In his letter, he also expressed reservations over demanding police…

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Senate Chairman accepts Hashmi’s request to withdraw resignation

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has accepted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Senator Nehal Hashmi’s request for withdrawal of his resignation. Already suspended from the party, Hashmi yesterday requested Raza Rabbani in writing that he had decided to withdraw the resignation, submitted last week after the release of a video clip showing him hurling threats against…

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Zardari, Bilawal support Raza Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Saturday supported Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani over his decision to quit office of Senate chairmanship. In a message to the Senate Chairman, the duo said, “The PPP stands by you as your viewpoint is right.” Also Read: Raza Rabbani threatens…

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Senate Chairman condemns immolation of girls

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani, while chairing session of the Parliament’s upper house, strongly denounced the recurring incidents of immolation of girls in the country. The Senate Chairman condemned the incidents on Call Attention Notice moved by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Sherry Rehman. Leader of the House Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq also…

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Panama leaks: PPP proposes Rabbani-led commission

ISLAMABAD: Khurshid Shah, opposition leader in the National Assembly and PPP senior leader, Saturday demanded of the government to name Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani as head of the commission tasked to probe Panama scandal. Talking to media, Shah also called for international audit of the Panama Papers involving family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. He…

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Pakistan cannot afford provincial subdivision: Raza Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Main Raza Rabbani on Wednesday said that in present situation there is no room for creation of new provinces. However, there should be consolidation of provincial issues in the light of the 18th Constitutional Amendment, said Rabbani while addressing under training officers of Pakistan Administrative Service, said a press release. Raza Rabbani…

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Terrorist attacks can not dent determination of nation: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at Pakistan Air Force base Badaber in Peshawar, saying such cowardly attacks could not dent the determination of the nation. Chairing the Senate proceedings, Raza Rabbani reiterated the resolve to continue the mission of eliminating terrorism for which the nation had rendered so…

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Rabbani calls for political maturity in strained conditions

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has said that country’s political system is under strain and there is need to counter an attempt to undermine the political unity with maturity. He hoped the political parties understood that the current political situation needed to be dealt with maturity and “underneath the fiery statements there is an…

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APC martyrs sacrifices won’t go waste: Rabbani

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani Monday said the sacrifices of the martyred children of Army Public School (APC) Peshawar would not go waste and bear fruit when the ongoing war against terrorism was won. Talking to the parents of children martyred in the Army Public School attack last year, Raza Rabbani prayed for forbearance of…

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