Nawaz Sharif

  • ISLAMABAD - Ministry of Religious Affairs for Inter-Faith Harmony on Wednesday announced that Hajj flight operation (106 flights) will continue till June 30. According to the ministry’s spokesman, 1710 pilgrims were scheduled to fly to Madina on June 8 by eight Hajj flights while 1330 more ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), during hearing of the foreign funding case, said on Wednesday that party did not have its own account abroad. A three-member bench of the ECP headed by CEC Sikandar Sultan Raja, Shah Muhammad Jatoi and Nisar Ahmed Durrani heard the case. The PTI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Akbar S Babar, petitioner in PTI foreign funding case, on Tuesday claimed that PTI has acknowledged using accounts for prohibited funds but did not provide details to the Election Commission of Pakistan.While presenting his lengthy arguments before a three-member ECP bench ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) delivered a large consignment of medicines for Pakistani pilgrims to Saudi Arabia. The Religious Affairs Ministry Spokesman said that 2,300 pilgrims had left the country and reached Makkah and Madinah. He said that approximately 1600 pilgrims ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) President and JUI Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has demanded 50 percent cut in the perks of officers above grade 19. While issuing his statement on Saturday over inflation in the country, JUI Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that every walk of life ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Ministry of Religious Affair and Inter-Faith Harmony has released flights’ schedule for Hajj-2022 on Friday.According to the ministry’s spokesman, Hajj flights schedule was released for the first Hajj flight which will be departed from   Islamabad   for Saudi Arabia on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to complete its arguments within a week in Foreign Funding Case.Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja remarked that making allegations were very easy but proving it very difficult. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced schedule for holding Local Government (LG) elections in Islamabad on 31 July 2022. According to the schedule, the public notice inviting nomination papers will be issued by the returning officers (ROs) on June 10. Nomination papers ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The two newly appointed members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Punjab and KP took oath here on Wednesday. The oath-taking ceremony was administered by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja. The two new ECP members include Justice (R) Ikram Khan is from ...

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  • Islamabad - Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja on Wednesday rejected request of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) lawyer to postpone hearing of the foreign funding case against the party. Raja remarked that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) would not let the case be ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Tuesday released preliminary report of delimitations across the country. According to the ECP, the preliminary delimitations have been shared on ECP website for public awareness. In its statement, the commission announced that all appeals and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif chaired the meeting of the federal cabinet here on Tuesday. The meeting discussed current political situation in the country and other matters of importance, says a press statement issued by the PM Office. Following the meeting, Federal Minister for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Alama Tahir Ashrafi has said that no government in Pakistan will accept Israel until independence of Palestine.Talking to reporters here, Maulana Tahir Ashrafi said that they will not accept Israel as a nation unless they give fundamental rights ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is all set to hold the first phase of Local Government elections in Balochistan on May 29th.According to the ECP Spokesman, apart from Quetta and Lasbela, local government elections are being held in 32 districts of Balochistan on 29th ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The coalition government announced in National Assembly (NA) session on Friday to bring down the cost of upcoming Hajj below Rs 650,000.“It has been planned to bring down the cost of upcoming Hajj below 650,000 rupees,” announced Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has urged the Supreme Court (SC) to take stern action against those who created law and order situation in the Federal Capital during PTI’s Azadi March.Maulana Fazlur Rehman lamented that apex court’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has strongly condemned life imprisonment awarded to Kashmiri freedom fighter Yasin Malik by a Delhi court. Maulana Fazlur Rehaman urged the global human rights organisations to raise voice for Yasin Malik’s illegal life ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued the schedule for holding by-elections on Punjab’s provincial assembly seats, vacated due to de-seating of dissident PTI lawmakers. According to the ECP schedule, the by-elections will be held on July 17. The returning officers (ROs) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) has termed Pakistan Tehreek –e – Insaf’s ‘freedom march’ the last event of PTI Chairman Imran Niazi’s political arena. The Spokesman of JUI Aslam Ghauri warned the PTI if there is bloodshed in the country due to long march the people who ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   Senate Standing Committee on Interfaith Harmony on Tuesday recommended the government to grant subsidy on Hajj 2022 to reduce the expenditures and costs pilgrims had been paying.The committee met under the chair of Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haideri to review in detail the increase ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Monday de-notified 25 PTI lawmakers from Punjab over defection. According to a notification of ECP, the Commission has de-seated the PTI dissident members in Punjab Assembly who had refused to follow their party head’s directives and voted in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The cost of holding General Elections has increased by 261.52pc in a span of just ten years. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has estimated the cost for upcoming 2023 general elections will be Rs 47 billion; official sources confirmed The Nation Saturday. The cost of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The cost of holding General Elections has increased by 261.52pc in a span of just 10 years. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has estimated the cost for upcoming 2023 general elections will be Rs 47 billion, official sources confrimed The Nation Saturday. The cost of the general ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   In a major development, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Friday de-seated 25 dissident Members Punjab Assembly belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in defection case under Article 63A.The ECP unanimously announced its judgement reserved a couple of days back.The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday directed the PTI financial advisor to complete arguments on party’s bank accounts till next date of hearing. PTI financial expert presented his arguments in Pakistan Tehreek - e Insaf (PTI) foreign funding case before the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the ongoing delimitation process across the country. The meeting regarding delimitation process across the country was presided over by Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja which was attended by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in the foreign funding case has once again sought time to present statistics of its accounts before the Commission. PTI financial expert presented his arguments to defend PTI accounts before the ECP three-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) yesterday reserved its judgement in the case of 25 Punjab lawmakers over defection under Article 63 A and likely to be announced today. The Commission’s three-member bench reserved its verdict after hearing arguments from the lawyers of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Dissident members rejected the response submitted by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in case of declaration against them under Article 63-A.A three-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sikandar Sultan Raja, Shah Muhammad Jatoi and Nisar Ahmed Durrani heard the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) has said that conducting upcoming general elections in 2023 without electoral reforms would be a useless exercise.Jamiat Ulema e Islam‘s spokesman Aslam Ghauri told The Nation that it was essential to bring reforms in electoral process of the country ...

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