Free Press Journal
  • Begum Kulsoom Nawaz passes away: Mortal remains of ex-Pakistan first lady to arrive on Friday

    Karachi: The mortal remains of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, will be flown to Pakistan on Friday. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Wednesday took to Twitter to inform that the funeral prayers for Begum Kulsoom will be held in London at the Regent Park Islamic Centre on Thursday at a local mosque, reported GeoTv.

  • Pervez Musharraf treason case: Would appear before court if MoD provides security

    Islamabad: Pakistan’s former dictator Gen. Pervez Musharraf today informed a special court hearing the treason case that he would appear before it if the Defence Ministry provides him security, according to a media report. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had filed the treason case against the ex-army chief Musharraf over the imposition of extra-constitutional emergency in November 2007.

  • Pakistan presidential election to be held on September 4

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s presidential election is slated to take place on September 4, the country’s electoral body announced on Thursday. Incumbent Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain’s five-year term is due to end on September 9. Hussain is from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party and took office in 2013, as the country’s 12th President, Geo News reported.

  • Pakistan’s National Assembly to elect new Prime Minister today

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s newly-elected National Assembly (NA), the lower house of the country’s Parliament, will vote for the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif are in contention for the position.

  • Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pakistan Prime Minister poll

    Islamabad : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday filed their nomination papers for the election of Prime Minister, slated to be held in the National Assembly (NA) on August 17.

  • Pakistan elections 2018: PML-N ready to form ‘opposition’ against Imran Khan’s PTI

    Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday held its executive committee meeting and decided they “would play the role of a strong opposition” in the National Assembly against cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf, which obtained a clear edge over the other parties in the general election.

  • Those receiving Nawaz Sharif at airport are ‘donkeys’, says Imran Khan

    Narowal: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan took a jibe at his rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying those who have gone to receive embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore were “donkeys.”

  • Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons arrested in London over scuffle with protestor

    London: Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s grandsons have been arrested for allegedly punching a demonstrator during a scuffle outside their house here, the Metropolitan Police said. According to Dawn online, initial reports said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) opponents had gathered outside the Avenfield residence where a protester was believed to have hurled abuses at Sharif’s grandsons Junaid Safdar and Zakaria Hussain, prompting them to lose their cool.

  • Pak’s PML-N picks replacement candidates for Maryam Nawaz 

    Lahore : The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Saturday decided on the election candidates to replace former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was disqualified from contesting the polls in the Avenfield reference verdict.