Tag: Nawaz

Thanks for your suggestions, Zardari tells Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday received a reply from President Asif Ali Zardari to a letter he wrote to the PPP co-chairman on November 10.
According to the contents of the letter distributed to the media by PML-N media managers, President Zardari appreciated suggestions forwarded by Nawaz.
The letter says, "Dear Nawaz Sharif Sb, Thank you for your letter dated November 10, 2010, regarding issues that the nation is facing today. Your letter

Nawaz made no commitment to cooperate with PPP, says...

ISLAMABAD: In his telephonic conversations with President Zardari and Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on the occasion of Eidul Azha, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif did not commit to his party's unconditional cooperation with the PPP's top brass, Leader of Opposition Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday.
"The president and prime minister made phone calls to condole the death of Nawaz's uncle. After passing their condolences, Gilani told Nawaz that the

Zardari reaches out to Nawaz

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: Fresh efforts silently spearheaded by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to solicit the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) support are likely to again bring President Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif close on important national issues.
On Wednesday, the first day of Eidul Azha, President Zardari made a three-minute telephone call to Nawaz to greet the PML-N chief and offer condolence over the demise of his uncle, Mian Miraj.
A source told

Nawaz writes to Zardari, wants accountability

ISLAMABAD: Expressing grave concerns over the rising corruption in the country, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif asked President Asif Ali Zardari to make arrangements for the presentation of accountability bill in the ongoing session of parliament.
In a letter written to President Zardari on Wednesday, a copy of which was also handed over to the prime minister by Opposition Leader Nisar Ali Khan in the House, Nawaz demanded the government immediately remove the heads of all public

Jamali meets Nawaz today

LAHORE: The Muttahida Muslim League (MML) has ventured to invite the Pakistan Muslim League-N for unification with the MML committee head Mir Zafarullah Jamali all set to meet PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif at his residence today (Thursday).
Sources privy to the development said that former prime minister Jamali would visit Nawaz, also a two-time former prime minister, alone because he was disallowed to accompany other members of the MML committee formed by Pir Pagara.
"The one

No more friendly Opp: Nawaz

KARACHI: The opposition is shedding its tag of being 'friendly' and is getting set to give a tough time to the government.
Addressing a gathering near Khairpur on Tuesday, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif said his party had tried to be patient and tolerant with the government's decisions, but will now oppose them with 'full force.'
Nawaz said he would go against all such steps that increase corruption and stoke prices to new heights. He said the public

Nawaz says PPP’s poor governance is damning democracy

GUJRANWALA: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that disappointment created among the masses by PPP's poor governance could be harmful to democracy, which had been restored after a long struggle.
Addressing a gathering at the residence of MNA Iftikhar Ahmad Cheema after offering condolences over his mother's death, Nawaz said the president and prime minister should adopt politics of principles and should control corruption at the upper level, as well as in the public sector, where

Nawaz resisting pressure

LAHORE: Despite a strong pressure from vested interests, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif is in no mood to go for unification with other PML factions, including the PML-Q.
The reason for his unwillingness, according to party insiders, was a strong belief on part of Nawaz that all the moves for the PML unification were being sponsored by the establishment, with which the PML-N and its leadership did not want to align at any cost.
Party leaders close to Nawaz said the PML-N had been

Military regimes blocked national progress: Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that repeated military regimes in the country created hurdles in the way of the nation's development.
Talking to a delegation of South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA) at his Raiwind residence on Monday, Nawaz said had the democratic government not been toppled by a dictator in 1999, the country would not have been facing terrorism, unemployment and inflation.
Nawaz said democracy was the solution to

Govt should mend its ways before it’s too late: Nawaz

The people will take to the streets if the government does not mend its ways and fulfill its promises, and it should deliver on the people's demands before its too late, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday.
Criticising the government for its performance, Nawaz said the government should be more committed to the country's cause, ethics and democracy. "If the government does not mend its ways and makes good on its promises made with the

Nawaz ‘power hungry’, has no principles: Imran

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf could not even think of joining hands with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz because Nawaz Sharif is power-hungry and can forego any principle to attain power, Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan said on Monday.
Addressing a press conference, Imran said the opposition was attempting to save a corrupt system, adding that the only obstacle to the 'corrupt' rulers was Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry. The PTI chairman warned the PPP

Nawaz will be invited once PML forms alliance, says Salim Saifullah

It is wrong to assume that various factions of the Pakistan Muslim League are seeking an alliance to come to power, rather the move should be seen in a broader perspective, PML-Q likeminded President Salim Saifullah Khan said on Saturday.
Addressing a press conference, Khan said the first meeting of the All Pakistan Muttahida Muslim League would be held in Lahore very soon. "I called on PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif almost two years ago for the same purpose and the