Last week, I was passed over yet another (fourth so far) ‘Political Party Economic Manifesto’; this time of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), or the PML-N, titled “National Agenda for Change, Manifesto, 2013”, for review and comments. Since it was given to me by someone I tremendously respect and cannot refuse, I promised to read it . . . → Read More: PML-N’s plans for the economy
Pakistan’s National Assembly meets to vote for the 17th prime minister after Yousaf Raza Gilani was declared ineligible to hold office by the Supreme Court. Below is a list of previous prime ministers of Pakistan with the dates of their tenure and the political party they belonged to.
. . . → Read More: List of Pakistan’s Prime ministers so far
Nawaz Sharif, the chief of his own faction of Pakistan Muslim League, is touring Turkey, apparently to sympathise with the Turkish leaders over the devastation caused by Sunday’s massive earthquake in the country. But the underlying objective, sources said, is to learn from the Turkish leaders the art of reining in the powerful military.
. . . → Read More: Nawaz Sharif: A man who cannot learn from his mistakes
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) opposed the sending of corruption cases of Punjab local government officials and elected representatives to the anti-corruption establishment during a meeting of the provincial local government commission (PLGC), it is reliably learnt.
The meeting was held on Friday in the committee room of the local government complex, Lahore under the chairmanship . . . → Read More: PPP opposition: Cases not to be sent to anti-corruption body