President and Altaf Hussain’s telephonic contact
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari and Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s leader Altaf Hussian had a telephonic conversation over the present condition of Pakistan. In the conversation Altaf Hussain called President’s attention to the growing terrorism attacks in Karachi. He further stated that all the liberal political parties are being continuously targeted by bomb attacks, suicidal attacks [...]
Pakistani Cricket Star Tries Again to Turn Adulation Into Political Support
The star, Imran Khan, kicked off his populist campaign for national elections with a huge rally, hoping to help his political party, which has not won more than a single Parliament seat.
President for making malaria control part of poverty reduction strategy
President Asif Ali Zardari while urging the need to make malaria control part of a critical poverty reduction strategy, has said that all the stakeholders need to join hands in controlling the disease. The President, in a message on the World Malaria Day being observed on April 25, urged the provincial governments, UN agencies, development institutions, foundations and [...]
Grand jirga: Zardari persuades FATA people to vote
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has urged people of tribal areas to enthusiastically participate in the general elections and elect representatives who can bring about a positive change in their lives. Addressing a grand jirga of elders from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) at the President House here on Monday, he said the country [...]
Internal Forces Besiege Pakistan Ahead of Voting
An enigmatic preacher with thousands of followers is demanding the government’s ouster, the top court has ordered the arrest of the prime minister and violence is surging.
Inquiry Ordered in Death of Prosecutor Who Investigated Pakistani Premier
The prosecutor, Kamran Faisal, had been building corruption charges against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf when he was found dead at his government lodgings.
President grieved over loss of life in China by earthquake
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday expressed profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives following a earthquake that struck southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan. In his message, the President said that the entire Pakistani nation shares the sorrow and grief of their Chinese brethren at this hour of distress. “Our hearts go [...]
Pakistani Preacher Ends Protest in Government Deal
Muhammad Tahir-ul Qadri failed to achieve his headline aims, like the immediate dissolution of President Asif Ali Zardari’s government.