Tag: Governors

Punjab, KP governors refuse to step down till verification of Nawaz’s...

ISLAMABAD: The refusal of Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhaga to step down without verification of directives of...

Country paying the price for fleeting SBP governors

Study finds relation between short tenures of central bank governors and inflation in developing countries Administrative and perceivably political factors causing inflationary pressures to worsen...

PM to replace governors of 3 provinces after presidential elections

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided in principle to replace governors of three provinces soon after the presidential elections. According to sources the governors of...

President accepts resignations of Punjab, Balochistan governors

President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday accepted the resignations of the governors of Punjab and Balochistan. Spokesman to the President Senator Farhatullah Babar said both...

Khosa seeks 10 more days from his president

Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa on Friday began hectic efforts to gain 10 more days to complete his two years in the Governor’s House,...

Blast hits Philippine governor’s convoy; one dead

One man was killed and seven people injured in the southern Philippines on Monday when a car bomb exploded next to the convoy of...

PPCB clinch SBP Governor’s Cup

LAHORE - Punjab Provincial Cooperative Bank won the 7th SBP Governor's Cup Inter-Bank Super Series Cricket Tournament 2011, beating defending champions SBP Karachi by 24 runs here at the Gymkhana Ground, Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday. Batting first PPCB scored 187 runs for the loss of five wickets in 20 overs. Mohammad Irfan (43), Mubeen Hammid (33), Tariq Mahmood (37), Mohammad Muneer (15), Umer Manwar (41 not out) and Fahim Ashraf (14 not out) all chipped in to help their team achieve the

SBP Governor’s Cup in semis

LAHORE - The seventh SBP Governors Cup Inter-Banks Super Series Cricket Tournament has entered the semi-final stage and the last four matches will be played on March 10.
After the league matches in both Groups A and B, four teams qualified for the semi-finals, which will be played at Model Town Whites Cricket Ground Lahore.
The first semi-final will be played between PPCBL-Lahore and SBP-Multan at 9:00am. The second semi-final will be played between SBP-Karachi and

Governor’s Cup matches washed out

LAHORE - Matches of the 7th SBP Governor's Cup Inter-Bank Super Series Cricket Tournament were washed out on Tuesday due to Monday night's rain. All the ten teams were awarded equal points as per rules. Five more matches will be played on Wednesday (today): PPCBL-Lahore vs. NBP-Hyderabad (at Model Town Green's Cricket Ground (Morning)
HBL-Multan vs. SBP-Pesawar (at Model Town White,s Cricket Ground (Morning)
SBP-Hyderabad vs. SBP Multan (at Model Town Club's Cricket Ground

Governor’s daughter-in-law’s Qul held

LAHORE - Qul of Punjab Governor Latif Khosa's daughter-in-law and People's Lawyers' Forum (PLF) President Khurram Latif Khosa's wife Hina Saeed were held on Tuesday at 84-H Model Town.
Federal Environment Minister and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Lahore President Samina Khalid Ghurki, Awami National Party (ANP) Senior Vice President Senator Haji Adeel, PPP Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) Qasim Zia, PPP Punjab Secretary General Samiullah Khan, former president Justice (r)

Governor’s daughter-in-law killed in road accident

LAHORE - Punjab Governor Latif Khosa's daughter-in-law died while her sister was injured when their car overturned near the Sheikhupura Interchange on the Motorway on Monday. The deceased was identified as Hina Saeed while her injured sister was identified as Sana Saeed, both residents of the PCSIR Housing Society.
According to National Highways & Motorways Police (NH&MP) officials, Hina was coming to Lahore from Islamabad along with her sister Sana, who was driving a car bearing

Driver of governor’s convoy sent on judicial remand

DASKA - Sambrial Special Judicial Magistrate Shehzad Qaisar has sent the accused driver, Khizar Hayyat, to Sialkot District Jail on a 14-day judicial remand for killing a Sambrial-based old woman Sughra Bibi on Saturday evening when the official convoy of Punjab Governor Sardar Latif Khosa was returning to Lahore from Sialkot.
Sambrial police seized the official vehicle and arrested its accused driver, Khizar Hayyat. The police registered a case against the driver under Section

Punjab govt seeks judicial probe into governor’s killing

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday said his government had written a letter to the federal government seeking a judicial inquiry into the Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassination. He said he hoped that the federal government would approach Islamabad High Court for formation of a commission.
He was talking to reporters after visiting an under-construction forensic lab near Thokar Niaz Beg. He said the family of Salman Taseer would be provided complete security.

CCP assails governor’s assassination

LAHORE - The Concerned Citizens of Pakistan (CCP), a human rights organisation, has condemned the assassination of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer terming it 'brutal act of hatred committed in the name of religion'. In a statement issued here on Friday, the CCP said, "There was no greater blasphemy, according to Islam, than the killing of innocents; and that too in the name of Islam that preaches peace and not the hatred". It said it was regrettable that Governor Taseer was gunned down

Salmaan Taseer’s Qul held at Governor’s House

LAHORE - A large number of people attended slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's qul at the Governor's House on Thursday. Special prayers were offered for his departed soul while people remembered him as a brave and bold politician who was a true 'jiyala' of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP). Qari Muhammad Ejaz and Qari Muhammad Sadaqat recited Quranic verses and naat while Pir Qari Allama Muhammad Yousaf Awan led prayers for the governor's departed soul.
A large number of

Punjab governor’s murder – 2,000 guards of Sindh VVIPs sent back...

KARACHI - Over 2,000 security personnel deployed with VVIPs of Sindh have been sent back to their head offices, while the personal details of more than 1,000 personnel of law enforcement agencies will be sent to intelligence agencies for vetting, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to the data of the Home Department, important personalities of Sindh enjoy the security of more than 8,000 police personnel and 4,000 personnel of other intelligence agencies. The assassination of

Governor’s postmortem report given to investigators – Bullet in neck...

ISLAMABAD - The Executive Director Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Mahmood Jamal Wednesday handed over the final postmortem report of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's murder to Muhammad Gulfaraz, a sub-inspector of Kohsar Police Station.
ED PIMS also gave the only bullet removed from the Governor's body to sub-inspector Gulfaraz along with an x-ray. A doctor at PIMS said that the bullet would be sent to forensic science laboratory Lahore for examination.