|I respect mandate of provincial govts, says PM Ashraf|
30 June 2012
LAHORE: Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf has said that being chief executive of the country he respects mandate of all the provincial governments, Geo News reported.
Addressing the party workers at Governor House Punjab, the Prime Minister said they reject politics of confrontation among the institutions, adding there would be no issue if every institution works within its limits.
PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf invited the opposition for deliberations on the appointment of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and said that appointment of CEC is vital for free and fair lections.
Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was optimistic about success in the next general elections, saying PPP will win when the stage of election is set.
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|Fire in Guddu Thermal trips several units|
17 June 2013
KASHMORE: A fire erupted in unit #6 of Guddu Thermal Power House, tripping thirteen more units in the wee hours of Monday, sources said.
Due to the tripping of the units the power supply to Sindh and Balochistan were halted. Fire brigade teams are currently trying to extinguish the fire.
Sources said that electricity supply to various areas was suspended due to rainfall last day. While restoring the power supply fire broke out in unit #6 of Guddu Thermal Power House because of over ... Full Story
|Nisar says govt ready for talks to resolve Balochistan issue|
17 June 2013
QUETTA: Interior Minster Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that government was ready to resolve Balochistan issue through dialogue but added in the same breath that Islamabad would enter talks with those who are willing to do so.
Speaking to media on Sunday flanked by Balochistan Chief Minster Abdul Malik, he said that the government would not hold talks with those hell-bent on sticking to extremism.
The minister expressed resolve that the government would heal the wounds of estranged ... Full Story
|Quetta tragedy: Women university closed for indefinite period|
17 June 2013
QUETTA: Sardar Bahadur Khan University has been closed for indefinite period following a bomb attack that took place on Saturday in the university bus, killing 14 female students and injuring 19 more.
The university announced three-day mourning, however, it would remain closed for indefinite period.
Meanwhile, Balochistan Bar Council has also announced to boycott court proceedings across the province over the Quetta tragedy. A mourning day would also be observed in the courts over loss ... Full Story