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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi elected prime minister of Pakistan

Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the nominee of PML-N, has been elected Prime Minister of Pakistan after bagging with 221 votes from the 342-member National Assembly. He will be sworn-in by the president later. The NA session was called by President Mamnoon Hussain following a landmark Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers ... Read More »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi appointed interim Prime Minister of Pakistan

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Khaqan Abbasi will hold PM office till Shahbaz Sharif is not elected to the National Assembly in 45 days Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the former Petroleum and Gas Minister, has been appointed as the interim Prime Minister of the country after the position was left vacant following the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif by the Supreme Court of Pakistan. Shahid Khaqan will be ... Read More »

#GoneNawazGone: These are the best Tweets on Panamagate verdict

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Pakistanis react to historic Supreme Court ruling disqualifying Nawaz Sharif The unbelievable has finally happened. The Supreme Court verdict is out. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been disqualified. The Supreme Court announced that the prime minister was disqualified from holding his office as he had been dishonest to parliament and the courts and could not be deemed fit for his office. The resignation ... Read More »

Supreme Court disqualifies PM Nawaz Sharif from office over corruption charges

Nawaz Sharif faces trouble as Dubai law firm verified his FZE chairmanship

Nawaz Sharif steps down as PM after Supreme Court verdict in Panamagate Pakistan’s Supreme Court has removed prime minister Nawaz Sharif from office in a unanimous verdict over corruption allegations and misuse of power Soon after the  Supreme Court judgment, the PM House issued a terse statement saying that Nawaz Sharif, despite having reservations on the SC’s verdict, has stepped down from ... Read More »

Shahbaz Sharif might become new PM if Nawaz is disqualified

Shahbaz Sharif might become new PM if Nawaz is disqualified

Khawaja Asif most likely to become interim PM for 45 days until Shahbaz Sharif is elected from a NA seat Supreme Court bench has reserved its judgment on Panama Case against Sharif family and final verdict is expected to be announced in a week. Nawaz Sharif and their political associates in a high-level meeting held at Prime Minister House decided ... Read More »

Law firm confirms Pakistan PM’s Dubai job papers as ‘legal’

Nawaz Sharif faces trouble as Dubai law firm verified his FZE chairmanship

Pakistan’s PM drawn 10,000 dirhams salary from 2006 to April 2014 as chairman  offshore company FZE Supreme Court of Pakistan commissioned Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to look into the allegations of secret assets over Sharif family. JIT reveals that Nawaz Sharif had a work visa for Dubai and was receiving salary as Chairman Capital FZE along with Prime Minister-ship of Pakistan. ... Read More »

UK Elections: List of 12 Pakistanis who made it to British Parliament

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In General Election 2015, only nine British-Pakistani candidates were elected Pakistani community living in UK showed a remarkable sign of unity in United Kingdom’s general election 2017. At least one dozen Pakistani & Kashmiri origin candidates have been elected for members of British Parliament. According to the media reports, Over 40 men and women candidates of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin contested ... Read More »

Panama Papers verdict: Supreme Court orders joint team to probe corruption charges against Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — File photo

PM Sharif not disqualified, Supreme Court establishes JIT to probe money trail Supreme Court has just announced its verdict on the much-awaited verdict of Panama Papers Case against the ruling Sharif Family. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) will be investigating the case and the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be required to present before the team. The court has ordered ... Read More »

Pakistan Government agrees on two-year extension of Military courts

Pakistan Government agrees on two-year extension of Military courts

The political parties in both houses of the Parliament agreed on extending the tenure of military courts for two years. After a series of discussions and meetings, the Pakistan government and opposition both have agreed to revive the military courts for a two-year period, until January 2019. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), which had been opposing the government’s draft for ... Read More »

Azerbaijan President appoints wife as first Vice President

Azerbaijan President appoints wife as first Vice President

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife Mehriban as the country’s ‘First Vice President’. Azerbaijan’s president appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation, the person next in line in the nation’s power hierarchy. Aliyev’s order naming Mehriban Aliyeva to the newly created No. 2 post was published on the presidential website. The opposition parties ... Read More »

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