Yousuf Raza Gilani

Type: Person
Name: Yousuf Raza Gilani
Title: Prime minister
Organization: Government of Pakistan
Nationality: Pakistan
Fact Sheet: Biography for Yusuf Raza Gilani
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Martial law challenged in Pakistan court

Pakistan government’s decision to call Army for security in Islamabad was on Monday challenged in a court.“The imposition of Article 245 (to call Army) in the federal capital has been challenged in Islamabad high court”, said a court official.“The court ... [Published Asian Age - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Reconciliation, reconciliation please!

Head of PPP media cellThe government seems to have embarked upon the war path in dealing with the opposition parties and that is why it has decided to invoke the Article 245 of the Constitution that gives wide power to the military personnel so deployed. ... [Published The News International - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Zardari's US visit creates ripples on political horizon

ISLAMABAD - Former President and PPP's Co-Chairman, Asif Ali Zardari, caused waves in Pakistan during his recent weeklong US visit by merely having a handshake meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden.Suddenly, Zardari was back in the limelight with all ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

There Were 'Others' Close to Zardari Who Knew about NRO: Qureshi

LAHORE, July 24 -- The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Wednesday that there were other people also who knew about the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) and were close to the former president Asif Ali Zardari ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gilani advises govt to appeal for int’l assistance

ISLAMABAD - Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, former prime minister and PPP vice-chairman, has advised PM Nawaz Sharif to launch international humanitarian assistance appeal for reconstruction work in North Waziristan, as internally displaced persons (IDPs) will ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

What is the PPP doing?

The PPP is in a quandary. As the political party that has suffered the most under the iron fist of military rule it has no desire to destabilise our still fragile democracy. At the same time it, like every other party, wants nothing more than to be in ... [Published The News International - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Gilani terms Azadi March PTI’s right

MULTANFormer Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani has said that Azadi March on August 14 is democratic right of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the decision to attend or not the march will be made by the party.Talking to the journalists here on Thursday, ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Malala, a lesson in courage for Class 5

The inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, 17, is now an encouraging lesson for children in some 1,000 private schools in the country. Fifth standard students will learn from a chapter in their English textbook how Malala, shot in the head by the Taliban ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

JI’s Siraj endorses PTI’s stance on electoral reforms

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Siraj ul Haq on Thursday said that his party endorses Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s demand of electoral reforms in Pakistan, but hinted that his party would not be participating in the PTI’s announced ‘million man march’ to Islamabad ... [Published Pakistan Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

PPP to send more relief goods to Bannu

KarachiThe Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) will send another consignment of trucks containing Eid gifts to Bannu for the internally-displaced persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan on the directives of party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari.“Since the party ... [Published The News International - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Zardari, Gilani’s ‘reminders’ indicate change likely

LAHORE - Statements coming from some important PPP leaders in a particular chronological order and behind-the-scene developments these days indicate that the situation may take a turn for the better or worse in the times ahead.Former prime minister Syed ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ailing attorney: Former premiers’ indictment in OGRA chief’s appointment postponed

Defenc­e counse­l cites person­al illnes­s, plea for adjour­nment accept­ed.Raja Pervez AshrafISLAMABAD:Two former prime ministers once again managed to circumvent indictment on Tuesday as the accountability court hearing the case of the former Oil and ... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 23 2014]

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When contacted, PPP's Vice-chairman and former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said that Zardari's visit was of private nature. "zardari attended inter-faith harmony event on riffat (ray) mahmood's invitation and no hidden agenda is behind his us visit" Gilani said
"prime minister sharif should now seek international humanitarian support for reconstruction in conflicted area of north waziristan in order to facilitate around one million idps" said Gilani while talking to The Nation on Friday
Addressing a press conference at the PPP media cell, Gilani said, "it was decided to give musharraf a safe passage without any hurdles. the pml-n leadership had also endorsed this idea." All those who were part of the negotiation with the Establishment on Musharraf's departure should abide by the agreement, he added. …

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Khurshid Shah questions Chaudhry Nisar's loyalt... [Published Dunya News - 10 hours ago]
Khursheed sees Musharraf behind Imran, Qadri [Published The News International - Jul 29 2014]
Martial law challenged in Pakistan court [Published Asian Age - Jul 28 2014]
March on Islamabad: PPP should have used 245 ag... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 28 2014]
Reconciliation, reconciliation please! [Published The News International - Jul 28 2014]
For the legend [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 27 2014]
Zardari's US visit creates ripples on political... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 27 2014]
There Were 'Others' Close to Zardari Who Knew a... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 26 2014]
Gilani advises govt to appeal for int’l assistance [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 26 2014]
New infrastructure: Khushal Garh bridge complet... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
What is the PPP doing? [Published The News International - Jul 25 2014]
Gilani terms Azadi March PTI’s right [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 25 2014]
Malala, a lesson in courage for Class 5 [Published The Hindu - Jul 24 2014]
JI’s Siraj endorses PTI’s stance on electoral r... [Published Pakistan Today - Jul 24 2014]
Siraj ul Haq endorses PTI's stance on electoral... [Published Dunya News - Jul 24 2014]
PPP to send more relief goods to Bannu [Published The News International - Jul 24 2014]
Bloody hands of the empire [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 24 2014]
Ogra Case AC refuses to allow defence consul to... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 24 2014]
Qureshi flays PPP over NRO issue [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 24 2014]
Zardari, Gilani’s ‘reminders’ indicate change l... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 24 2014]
Government focuses more on PTI than PAT [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 24 2014]
NATIONAL - Zardari’s Washington yatra revives m... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 24 2014]
Gilanis deal statement cannot be rebuffed: Qureshi [Published The News International - Jul 23 2014]
Ailing attorney: Former premiers’ indictment in... [Published The Express Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
Accountability Court adjourns Zardari corruptio... [Published Dunya News - Jul 22 2014]
president receives federal minister for water a... [Published Asia Plus - Jul 22 2014]
White Qorma [Published AAJ TV - Jul 21 2014]
PPP not in favour of vote recount: Khursheed [Published The News International - Jul 21 2014]
Handle the situation politically [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 21 2014]
Qureshi fires broadside at PML-N rulers [Published The Nation Pakistan - Jul 21 2014]
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