Jeddah visit not personal, says Musharraf
Former president Pervez Musharraf has said that he held talks with Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz for the sake of the country and not for seeking any personal favours. Former president and Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz held an important meeting in Jeddah and discussed ambit of issue.
Sharif says ‘N’ against undemocratic manoeuvers
Pakistan Muslim League-N Chief Nawaz Sharif said Wednesday that his party would not be involved in any undemocratic practices to dethrone Pakistan Peoples Party government. Talking to media in Lahore, the former prime minister said change of governments is no longer a solution for the crisis facing the country.
Saudi Arabia should not be dragged into politics: Nawaz
Without naming any particular political party or group, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Quaid Mohammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday suggested that Saudi Arabia should not be dragged into Pakistan's politics. Responding to queries of media men about the visit of former President Pervez Musharraf to Saudi Arabia, Nawaz replied, "I am not aware for which purpose Musharraf had gone to Jeddah."
48-hour ultimatum withdrawn
Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) called off the 48-hour ultimatum it had given to Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP), but stands by its demand for restoration of the constitution and trial of former President Pervez Musharraf. Talking to a private TV channel, PML-N spokesman Siddiqul Farooq said after President Asif Zardari's clarification and Prime Minister's contact with Shahbaz Sharif, the ultimatum expired itself.
Prime Minister strongly supports RPPs
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is reported to have expressed concern during Cabinet meeting on August 26, 2009 that the government would not be sustainable after December 31 if power shortage was not bridged through installation of rental power plants (RPPs), sources told Business Recorder.