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Maryam owns 1506 kannals of agricultural land, shares in multiple companies

LAHORE: Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of former premier Nawaz Sharif, has declared the net worth of her assets at Rs845 million in the statement of assets she filed with her nomination papers for the July 25 elections. Maryam owns more than 1506 kannals of agricultural land and shares in multiple companies, according to the assets statement. She has shares in …

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Ahsan Iqbal calls Imran Khan ‘beginner’ in politics

Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former interior minister, Ahsan Iqbal , remarked that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is a new to politics. He was speaking to media persons outside the Lahore High Court, “Imran has proven that he is a novice politician . Imran hasn’t even contested for local bodies’ elections. He has no experience.” He said, “Imran Khan couldn’t even make a …

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NA-53: Imran Khan files appeal against rejection of nomination paper

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday filed an appeal in Appellate  Tribunal against the Returning Officer’s decision to reject his nomination papers from NA-53 for the Genera Election 2018. Filed through his lawyer Babar Awan, the application stated that the RO’s decision contradics the Constitution. It said Imran Khan is chairman of a one of major political parties …

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PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari owns assets worth Rs758 million

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari owns assets worth Rs758,669,073, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). ECP shared the information pertaining to electoral candidates’ assets on Wednesday. According to the electoral body, Zardari is not a defaulter of any state institution or department. The former president has declared income from agriculture and business as his …

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Imran submits assets’ details to ECP

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has assets worth more around Rs3.7 million, ARY News reported. According to details furnished to the Election Commission of Pakistan, the PTI chief earned Rs4,776,611 last year. The document also reveals that Khan made 28 foreign trips, however he stated that his wife Bushra Bibi and his two sons with Jemima Khan — …

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Pakistan awards Jinnah Scholarship to over 300 Sri Lankan students

Pakistan has awarded scholarships to over three hundred Sri Lankan students under Jinnah Scholarships Scheme, reported Radio Pakistan. A ceremony to this effect was held in Sri Lankan city of Kandy. Applauding the successful students, the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan, Janbaz Khan reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to contribute to enhancing Sri Lanka’s younger generation’s prospects for better educational opportunities. The scholarships scheme was launched in 2006 and has since benefited 1800 Lankan students so far.

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Who owns what? – Imran, Zardari and Maryam declare assets

KARACHI: PTI chairman Imran Khan, former president Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz have submitted details of their assets in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). According to documents obtained by Geo TV, Imran Khan has disclosed agriculture, salary, pension and bank profit as his sources of income. Documents show that Imran Khan owns 169 acres of irrigation …

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Next PM will be from Karachi: Miftah

KARACHI: Former finance minister and PML-N leader Miftah Ismail has claimed that Pakistan’s next Prime Minister will be from Karachi. “If Karachi is facing a water shortage crisis, the Sindh government is to blame,” said Ismail while addressing a press conference in Karachi on Tuesday. “Our government improved law and order in Karachi and if we come into power again, …

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Nomination forms of several political bigwigs approved

ISLAMABAD: The nomination forms of several political leaders were accepted on Tuesday allowing them to contest the upcoming elections. The Election Commission of Pakistan concluded the scrutiny process of nomination papers today as per the revised election schedule. The appeals against rejection or acceptance can be filed by June 22, which will be decided by June 27. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz …

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Nomination papers of Sattar, Musharraf rejected

KARACHI: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Tuesday rejected nomination papers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement–Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar from the NA-245 constituency. Returning Officer (RO) Ahsan Khan said Sattar’s candidature for NA-245 had been rejected because he is an absconder in two cases and did not mention this in his nomination papers. However, the MQM-P stalwart’s counsel remarked …

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