Tag: Nisar

Nisar notches Champion of Hills title

LAHORE - Nisar Ahmed of SSGC won the Champion of Hills Cycle Race from Islamabad to Murree on Sunday. He covered the distance of 70 KM in two hours and 12 minutes. As many as 64 cyclists from all over the country - four provinces, WAPDA Army, Railways. SSGC, Fata, Rawalpindi District and Afganistan took part in this race.
Director Army Sports Directorate Brig. Iqtidar Naseer Ahmed flagged off the race from Pakistan Sports Board Islamabad. Habibullah of SSGC got second position,

Nisar, Wasim again lock horns in NA

ISLAMABAD - The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Friday again tried to ignite the situation after a short ceasefire as its MNA Wasim Akhtar made a personalised remark against Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
Nisar, however, showed restraint and ignored his opponent's provocation. Speaking in response to Nisar's point of order, Akhtar said if the PML-N leader again raised private matters in public, he would have to hear "the tales of his

Judicial remand of Hamaish Khan, Nisar and Afzal extended till...

LAHORE: An accountability court on Monday extended the judicial remand of former President Bank of Punjab (BOP) Hamaish Khan, and former honorary consulate in Qazikistan Seith Nisar, and Sheikh Muhammad Afzal till December 11. The Accused are alleged to be involved in the BOP fraud case in which Rs 12 billion has been embezzled.
American nationality holder Hamesh Khan is the key figure of BOP fraud case in which 12 billion rupees have allegedly been embezzled. Hamish is alleged

GST bill will invite bloody revolution if passed, says Nisar

ISLAMABAD: The Reformed General Sales Tax (GST) bill will invite a bloody revolution in the country if it is passed in its present form, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Friday.
Talking to reporters outside the Parliament House, Nisar said, "We cannot support the bill in present form as it will cause more poverty and inflation in the country. We will also oppose it in the National Assembly's upcoming session."
"We have not

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

Nisar hits out at PPP, prime minister

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N on Thursday unleashed a campaign against the government targeting Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani for the first time and asking the Pakistan People's Party to pull out of the coalition in Punjab and join the opposition in the province.
"Your coalition partners are not supporting you... you are the leader of the House as long as you have the majority... we have not demanded mid-term elections but there would be nothing wrong in it if it

Presidency hindering passage of accountability bill: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, on Monday said the Presidency was creating hurdles in the finalisation of the new accountability bill.
"The prime minister wants to take the opposition on board on the new accountability bill and we hope the draft bill will be finalised soon with consensus. There is a 90 percent consensus between the government and opposition," he told reporters at the Parliament House.
Nisar said the

Govt ignoring Opp on crucial issues: Nisar

Yousaf Raza Gilani's government is not taking the opposition into confidence over crucial national issues just like the previous regime, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan said on Friday.
Addressing a press conference, Nisar said, "Pakistan's strategic dialogue with the US is very crucial in which the opposition should have been taken into confidence by the government but, Gilani's government did not even share the agenda of the