Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday faced a united Opposition in parliament as they moved a privilege motion against his “untruthful” speech on the floor of the House on the Panamagate case. The privilege motion, which was submitted by Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah, referred to a […]
The Pakistani government had sent a special emissary Tariq Fatemi to Washington last week “where he hinted broadly that Sharif might like to attend Trump’s inauguration”, said The Washington Post.
The meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s House here, according to an official statement issued by the PM Office.
The two leaders held talks regarding efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan and strengthening bilateral ties as they met on the sidelines of the Global Conference on Sustainable Transport.
Pakistan on Wednesday said three of its soldiers were killed in Indian firing along the Line of Control, while nine civilians were also killed as Indian troops allegedly targeted a passenger bus in Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif will witness the exercise less than two weeks before he retires after completing his three-year term.
“Within hours of UriAttack and without any investigation, India blamed Pakistan for it. We are against war, we want peace and want to resolve all issues including Kashmir peacefully,” said Sharif.
Sharif spoke only to PM Narendra Modi before his surgery was conducted, amidst other world leaders who wished him.
Shariz said that Pakistan military is a shield against external threats and an effective tool to foil the designs of those engaged in estabilising the country internally.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undergo an open-heart surgery on Tuesday.
A statement by the Foreign Office in Islamabad said that the US had shared the information that a drone strike had been carried out in Pakistan near the Pak-Afghan border in which Mansour was targeted.
“I do believe that this time the army would have to understand that the system cannot be derailed every few years,
that instability in Pakistan is something that people are not prepared for. We had it for too long,” Jahangir said
Opposition lawmakers walked out of both the Senate and the National Assembly on Monday and Tuesday, demanding that the prime minister come to parliament to answer their questions.
Former cricket hero Khan has threatened to call new demonstrations for Sharif’s resignation, saying this month the prime minister has lost the “moral authority to rule”.
Sharif in his address to the nation on Friday announced to request CJP to lead the probe. He pledged to resign if proved guilty of graft or misappropriation in a high-level probe.