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August 19, 2018 6:33 AM US Secy of State Pompeo to visit Islamabad for talks with new Pakistani leaders

United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is likely to visit Islamabad in the first week of September for consultations with Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team on issues of mutual interests, diplomatic and official sources told Dawn. Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on Sept 5, will likely be the first foreign dignitary to meet the newly 1

August 18, 2018 7:59 AM Balochistan Assembly: Jam Kamal voted in as 16th chief minister

The Balochistan Assembly elected Jam Mir Kamal Khan Alyani, chairman of the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) as the 16th leader of the house on Saturday. The election for the leader of the house was conducted through a secret ballot in which Alyani secured 39 votes against the opposition's nominee, Mir Younus Aziz Zehri, who secured 20 votes. Apart from his own party

August 16, 2018 7:57 AM PTI challenges PML-N candidate's election to reserved NA seat for women in IHC

The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday filed a case in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) challenging the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) decision to issue a notification to PML-N's Maiza Hameed on a seat reserved for women in the National Assembly. A notification issued by the party's media cell said that the seat allocated to Hameed belonged

August 16, 2018 6:40 AM Presidential election to be held on Sept 4: ECP

With less than a month left before the expiry of President Mamnoon Hussain's term, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued a schedule for the presidential election, setting Sept 4 as the day of the ballot. President Hussain's five-year term is set to expire on September 9. According to the Constitution, the presidential election

August 16, 2018 5:11 AM KP, Sindh chief ministers elected; Punjab Assembly elects Elahi as speaker

It is a busy day for democracy today, with the newly sworn-in assemblies of Punjab and Balochistan electing their speakers and deputy speakers, while the assemblies of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are electing their chief ministers for the next five years. In the KP Assembly, where the PTI had grabbed the speaker and deputy speaker's slots a day earlier 3

August 15, 2018 3:21 PM ECP forms provincial tribunals to redress election-related grievances

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday announced that it has formed 20 special tribunals to address any election-related grievances of the candidates. The elections regulator, via a notification, stated that high court judges shall be presiding the commissioned tribunals. A total of four tribunals have been formed for Sindh, three for Balochistan

August 15, 2018 9:26 AM PTI lawmaker submits resolution for south Punjab in provincial assembly

In an apparent attempt to fulfill the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)'s promise for the creation of a new province comprising the southern part of Punjab, a PTI lawmaker newly elected to the Punjab Assembly has submitted a resolution seeking the House recommend that the federal government initiate the process for the creation of a Southern Punjab province

August 15, 2018 8:33 AM PTI MPA elect from Multan passes away

Senior Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Jehangir Tareen on Wednesday tweeted that a party MPA from Multan, Ghulam Abbas Khaaki, had passed away. "PTI MPA elect Ghulam Abbas Khaaki passed away last night after having faced a major heart attack. His services and struggle for Naya Pakistan can never be forgotten," he wrote. Khaaki was successful as PTI’s

August 14, 2018 1:55 AM Imran Khan says ready to look into ‘rigging’ allegations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday sought all-out support of allied parties in the election of prime minister, speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly. Imran Khan was speaking at a reception he hosted in honour of the parliamentarians of the PTI and allied parties. He reiterated his promise to open to audit

August 14, 2018 1:55 AM By-polls on 11 NA seats to be held within two months

ISLAMABAD: By-elections on 11 general seats of the National Assembly will be held within the next two months, a senior official of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) told Dawn on Monday. He said that while nine vacancies had been created by resignations of those who had won more than one seat, elections in NA-60 (Rawalpindi) had been put off due to disqualification