Tag: PTI

PM Imran hits back at opposition for calling him ‘selected’

Speaking at the National Assembly on Saturday, the Prime Minister took at jibe at those who call him a ‘selected PM’, saying those who entered politics during military dictatorships were now criticising him. PM Imran Khan also criticised the economic decisions of the previous governments and said opposition has been misleading the nation, especially regarding devaluation of the rupee.

Disciplinary action to be taken against PTI leader

Masroor Ali Siyal, PTI leader from Karachi, will be facing strict disciplinary action for assaulting President of Karachi Press club during a a talk show, says Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Political Affairs Naeemul Haque. In the aftermath of the scuffle, video of which has gone viral, PTI leaders have also been temporarily barred from Karachi and Lahore Press clubs.

Federal minister Fawad Chaudhry slapped journalist Sami Ibrahim in Faisalabad

In a wedding event at Faisalabad, Federal Minister for Science and Technology slapped and cursed BOL TV anchor Sami Ibrahim after a heated argument. Already the two were involved in battle of words on twitter. Apparently, Chaudhary was being blackmailed after he refused to give Rs. 200 million worth of adverts to Sami for BOL, when Fawad was information minister.

CDA tenders for parrot cages, pots at Presidency face backlash

Capital Development Authority (CDA) had floated Rs1.94 million tender notice for construction of new cages for parrots and Rs17.83 million and Rs13 million for procurement of Terracotta and Matqa pots for nursery at President House, Islamabad, and “different ornamental plants and Morpankh plants” respectively. The tenders, in stark contrast to PTI government’s austerity drive, raised concern on social media.

PTI’s Naeem ul Haq’s nephew appointed Director RHO NADRA

While the news of appointment of State Minister Zartaj Gul’s sister as Director NACTA is still circulating in the media, media source were able to unearth the appointment letter of Special Assistant to PM Mr. Naeem ul Haq’s Nephew, Shiraz ul Haq, as Director Regional Headoffice in NADRA. Earlier today, Naeem ul Haq strongly condemned nepotism via his tweet.

State Minister Zartaj Gul gets sister appointed as NACTA director; PM takes notice

Official letter pointing to preferential treatment has caused controversy, as State Minister Zartaj Gul’s sister, Shabnam Gul, has been appointed NACTA’s director.  Shabnam was serving as an assistant professor at LCWU in Grade-18, before her appointment as the director of key counter-terrorism body of the country. The official letter was written by  Samiul Haq, Principal Staff Officer of Zartaj Gul.