Pakistan News

    13Th National Assembly Of Pakistan Election

  • President calls new National Assembly session on 13th

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has summoned the new session of the National Assembly on Aug 13, approving a summary sent to him by caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk for the purpose...

    The prime minister forwarded the summary on Thursday after the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) called upon the interim government to summon the session of the lower house so that the process of formation of the new government could take place......

  • New KP Assembly to meet on 13th

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has summoned the maiden session of the new provincial assembly on Monday (August 13) for the swearing-in of its members...

    An official of the assembly secretariat said the submission of nomination papers would continue until 4pm and any candidate could withdraw his nomination papers until 11pm Monday...

  • Govt bulldozes controversial Election Bill 2017 through National Assembly

    The government on Monday bulldozed the amended Election Bill 2017 through the National Assembly despite strong protests from opposition lawmakers...

    The requirement that a party's chief be eligible to hold public office has been done away withNo MNA can be disqualified for more than 5 yearsPresident will be bound to consult the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) before announcing a date for general electionsECP will have the...

  • Fears of election delay as National Assembly defers bill seeking delimitation

    ISLAMABAD: Due to sheer lack of interest from the treasury and opposition benches, the National Assembly on Friday deferred a constitutional amendment bill regarding fresh delimitation of constituencies, sparking fears that the next general elections might be delayed...

    According to the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) schedule, the next elections could either take place towards the end of July or before Aug 5, 2018...

  • Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

    The 13th Economic Cooperation Organisation Summit will be held in Islamabad on Wednesday, reported the state-run radio service...

    The Adviser said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an excellent example of the summit's theme of connectivity and this project will connect with the existing and the planned transit and energy corridors in the ECO region for greater progress...

  • Pakistan will be going to the IMF for the 13th time. Will PTI’s Asad Umar fare better than past ministers?

    As election fervour morphs slowly into a nervous anticipation for Naya Pakistan, commentators are now shifting their attention away from the events of July 25 and looking to the future...

    Amongst the many policy proposals floating in newsfeeds and pundit circles alike is the government-elect’s rumoured plan to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout to deal with Pakistan’s pesky foreign exchange reserves crisis......

  • NA, Senate and provincial assemblies to elect 13th president of Pakistan today

    A joint sitting of the Senate and the newly elected national and provincial assemblies — together known as the electoral college of Pakistan — will elect the country's new president via a secret ballot today...

    With the Constitution requiring the presidential election to be held at least a month prior to the outgoing president's final day in the office, the exercise taking place today should have been held by August 9, as incumbent...

  • Arif Alvi to take oath as 13th President of Pakistan shortly

    Arif Alvi is set to take oath as the 13th President of Pakistan shortly at a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr in Islamabad, a day after outgoing president Mamnoon Hussain's five-year term ended...

    Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will administer oath to Alvi, a senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader who was elected to the National Assembly from Karachi's NA-247 constituency during the July 25 polls...

  • ECP ruling on PTI’s intra-party polls postponed to 13th

    ISLAMABAD: For a second time, the Elec­tion Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday post­poned announcement of its verdict on a petition that challenged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s intra-party elections won by the panel led by PTI chairman Imran Khan in June this year...

    A four-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Mohammad Raza had reserved its ruling on Nov 13 on a petition filed by Yusuf Ali, former general...

  • Oliveira wins 13th stage

    TARAZONA: Portugal’s Nelson Oliveira came home alone to land the 13th stage of Spain’s Vuelta on Friday with Fabio Aru retaining the overall leader’s red jersey...

    For Lampre rider Oliveira, a three-time national time-trial champion, this was a first ever stage win on one of the Grand Tours...

  • 13th APMC opens with modern genre of classical music

    KARACHI: The 13th All Pakistan Music Conference (APMC) opened its doors to music connoisseurs and amateur music lovers at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture (IVS) on Friday...

    Her performance was an expression of the love and respect she holds for classical music that she believes is not given enough importance in Pakistan...

  • 13th Dawn Education Expo concludes

    After Karachi and Lahore, the expo came to Islamabad in its 13th year, and featured over 70 stalls by national and international universities...

    Hussain Asif, a student at the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, said: “I have come here to explore higher education opportunities in Denmark or Turkey...

  • More
Back to top