Pakistan

PTI appoints Babar Awan as new lawyer in Panamagate case

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has decided to replace Hamid Khan with senior lawyer Babar Awan to represent the party in Supreme Court regarding Panama papers case. The decision to hire Babar Awan, a former aide of Asif Ali Zardari came after PTI’s counsel Hamid Khan decided to distance himself from the case owing to

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Nawaz should reach out to President-elect Donald Trump: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Former President General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf has said that the new American President elect Donald Trump is not well-versed with political dynamics of the region and has yet to formulate a strategy Vis-à-vis South Asia.  This is a golden opportunity for Pakistan, the Prime Minister needs to step up and build an

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Bilawal soon moving to Lahore for party reorganization

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be shifting to Lahore where he will stay till the 2018 general elections. PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had threatened to launch a movement against the federal government if his four demands were not met. It should be noted that the PPP

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Nawaz Sharif is an accused: Saeed Ghani

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Peoples Party’s Senator Saeed Ghani said that morally Nawaz Sharif is standing before the court as an accused in Panama Papers scandal. Senator Ghani in a statement issued by PPP media office Islamabad said that it is ironic that Sharif family was unaware of business partnership in Qatar for the last

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No country will now come to rescue corrupt rulers: Ch Parvez Elahi

LAHORE (Sarzameen News) –  Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that, “No country will come to rescue our corrupt rulers.” He was talking to media on Sunday along with Ali Badar and Jahanzaib Badar sons of senior Peoples Party leader late Jahangir Badar after

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Accountability of Sharifs unlikely without passage of Panama Papers bill: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said accountability of the ‘Sharifs’ [prime minister and his family] is unlikely unless the bill on Panama Papers sails through the Parliament. In his tweet on Sunday, Bilawal urged everyone to join his cause on demanding government to accept his four demands.

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Section 144 imposed, pillion riding banned in Quetta for a month

QUETTA (Sarzameen News) –  In view of the recent terrorism and target killing incidents, section 144 was imposed in Quetta on Sunday. According to the notification issued by the Balochistan Home and Tribal Affairs Department, pillion riding, congregation of more than five people, rallies and exhibition of weapons has banned in Quetta for a month

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Aitzaz rules out ‘u-turn’ in PPP’s planned anti-govt drive

LAHORE (sarzameen News) – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Sunday said, “Inquiry into Panama Papers’ revelations must be carried out under provisions of the bill submitted to the Parliament.” Speaking to media, Ahsan said the criteria for investigation should be same for Nawaz Sharif as it was for then PM Yousuf Raza

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Indian nationals sneaking into Pakistan through sea border arrested

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)-  Maritime Security Agency on Sunday arrested ‘Indian nationals’ who were trying to enter Pakistan by cross the western sea border. According to details, Maritime Security Agency raided the sea and arrested Indian nationals who were trying to enter the country illegally through Pakistan’s territorial waters. The arrested persons were shifted to Karachi

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Two Haqqani network commanders arrested

KABUL (Sarzameen News) – A top leader of the Haqqani network was arrested by the operatives of the Afghan intelligence in southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan, Afghan officials have said. The Afghan intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the Haqqani network commander, Syed Rahman also famous as Khyber was arrested from the vicinity of

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