Tag: Opposes

Turkey calls for ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib, Russia opposes

TEHRAN: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan called for a ceasefire in the rebel-held region of Idlib in northwest Syria on Friday and said an anticipated...

PAC opposes privatisation of state-owned fertiliser entity

A sub-committee of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has opposed the privatization of state owned fertilizer entity by the government and directed that this entity...

Pakistan opposes new permanent seats in Security Council

Pakistan has reaffirmed its opposition to create new permanent seats in the UN Security Council, saying a more inclusive structure was needed to reflect...

Imran Khan opposes military operation in Karachi

  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday vehemently opposed a military operation in Karachi, saying peace should be restored in the country's commercial...

Imran Khan opposes army in Karachi, governor’s rule in Sindh

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday opposed military operation and the proposed governor’s rule in Karachi and Sindh. Addressing a press conference...

LHCBA opposes calls for army action in Karachi

The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) has opposed calls for an army action in Karachi to control the law and order situation wrought...

Abdullah opposes executing Guru

Indian-occupied Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has opposed the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru’s death sentence. Guru was found guilty for carrying out the...

NA body on minorities opposes devolution

National Assembly Standing Committee on Minority Affairs on Monday passed a resolution asking Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to review the decision to devolve...

Fazl opposes probe commission on Abbottabad incident

Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman Sunday opposed any commission to probe the Abbottabad incident. Addressing a press conference after a three-day meeting of the...

Switzerland opposes building further nuclear power plants

The Swiss govt Wednesday recommended to parliament that the country’s five nuclear power plants should not be replaced as they age, leaving them to...

Legal fraternity opposes PPP protests against LHC verdict

The legal fraternity has expressed serious reservations over the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)-led government’s protests against the Lahore High Court (LHC)’s verdict in PPP...

MQM opposes removal of DDOs

KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday strongly opposed removal of three Deputy District Officers (DDO), three days before completion of house count.
According to a private TV, the MQM expressed its reservations regarding the issue, saying the action seems to be taken for getting favorite results of the house count.
The party stressed to restore the removed DDIOs to obtain authentic results.

Ministry of Textile opposes reduction in duties

LAHORE - The Ministry of Textile has proposed rationalisation of textile chain and opposed a decline in all tariffs to 10 percent, Pakistan Today has learnt. The Ministry believed that anomalies in the textile and clothing tariff structure exist, which point to the fact that government must understand the importance of greater tariff protection.
Documents reveal that the government will aim to bring all tariffs down to a maximum rate of 10 percent.
Contrarily, even

Saifullah opposes PML-Q boycott of presidential address

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League (PML) Likeminded, the breakaway faction of the PML-Quaid (PML-Q), has opposed the PML-Q's decision to boycott the presidential address to the joint session of parliament.
PML Likeminded President Senator Salim Saifullah called the PML-Q's decision "inappropriate". "If the opposition parties are really sincere in steering the country out of crises, they should develop mutual understanding and it will be their unity that can force the government

India opposes no-fly zone, use of force in Libya

NEW DELHI - India is opposed to a no-fly zone or the use of force in Libya, and other major developing nations have "reservations", a top Indian foreign ministry official said in remarks published on Friday. "As of now we are not in favour of a no-fly zone. We are opposed to use of force," foreign secretary Nirupama Rao told The Hindu newspaper. "Among BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries, questions have been raised and reservations expressed," she said. India is a temporary

NA body on culture opposes devolution

ISLAMABAD - With the passage of time not only the legislators individually but also the parliamentary committees are questioning the sagacity behind the devolution of certain ministries to the provinces. It was the education ministry as well as the national assembly standing committee concerned that opposed its devolution to the provinces and wrote to Implementation Commission chairman Raza Rabbani in this regard.
The National Assembly body on culture strongly opposed the

ICC opposes Butt’s TV role

LAHORE - The ICC has objected to Salman Butt being employed as a pundit during the Cricket World Cup. Butt is set to work for Pakistan's Channel 5 during the competition. ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat was quoted by BBC: "We are not satisfied with this appointment. The [ICC] board expressed disappointment at the decision."
The board has written to Michael Beloff QC, chair of the tribunal that banned Butt, to ask whether the player could be breaching the terms of his sentence.