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LHC orders CS, IGP to make sure security of MPAs throughout CM election



LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) on Thursday ordered the Punjab Chief Secretary and Inspector Common of Police (IGP) to make sure that all members of the provincial meeting solid their votes safely, as per their needs, within the election for chief minister’s slot, to be held on Friday, July 22.

Justice Aalia Neelum handed the orders whereas disposing of petitions, filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPAs — Sibtain Khan and Zainab Umair — for making certain a good and clear election of the chief minister Punjab.

As per the written order launched right here, the petitioners’ counsel pressed the petitions to the extent of instructions to the chief secretary and the IGP for facilitating members of the provincial meeting to soundly solid their votes, within the election of the chief minister Punjab.

In compliance with the earlier court docket instructions, a legislation officer filed a report and para-wise feedback on behalf of the IGP, whereby it was said that neither harassment had been precipitated earlier nor it might be carried out so to the petitioner or every other member of the provincial meeting in future. Furthermore, no menace had been given to the petitioner or every other member of the provincial meeting by the police, it added.

Subsequently, within the gentle of submissions by the counsel for petitioners and the legislation officer, the court docket disposed of the petitions with instructions to the respondents to make sure that members of the provincial meeting solid their votes safely, as per their needs.

Sibtain Khan and Zainab Umair had approached the court docket for instructions to the authorities involved to make sure a good and clear election on July 22 and free participation of all candidates and members of the meeting in it.

It have to be famous right here that PTI had levelled allegations of horse buying and selling and harassment of its MPAs by the Pakistan Folks’s Get together (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N).


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Y’ know, I’ve determined to affix the PTI. Not as a result of I consider in its ideology, which has been that accusation is proof, or as a result of I’m devoted to the concept that Imran Khan has a Godgiven proper to rule, as as a result of I believe that’s the best solution to show that I’m towards the incidents of Could 9, when the Corps Commander’s home was burnt down, when MM Alam’s airplane at China Chowk was destroyed, and different navy installations have been attacked.

You see, trying on the stream of these leaving the PTI, I’ve realized that the simplest approach of displaying my disdain for what occurred can be to carry a press convention and announce that, whereas condemning the Could 9 incidents, I used to be leaving the occasion.

I’m wondering why Imran himself hasn’t executed considered one of his well-known U-turns and left the PTI himself. So far as I can see, the one individuals nonetheless within the PTI are Mrs Imran, Shah Mehmud Qureshi and Ali Amin Gandapur.

I’ve observed that nobody left the occasion directly, instantly after Could 9. One of many first large names within the occasion to go away, former Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, solely left after being first arrested beneath MPO Part 3, being bailed, after which re-arrested. Imran’s media workforce has additionally left him, whether or not it’s Fawad Chaudhry or Firdous Ashiq Awan or Fayyazul Hassan Chauhan. You would possibly guess issues are severe when the secretary normal of a celebration resigns, as Asad Umar has executed.

Y’know, it does appear as if these from navy backgrounds have determined to half methods. Asad Umar is a living proof. He’s son of the late Maj-Gen (retd) Ghulam Umar, who was a part of Yahya Khan’s internal workforce in 1971.Then there’s Fawad Chaudhry. His grandfather, Ch Shehbaz Hussain, based the household fortunes, one son turning into Punjab Governor, one other Chief Justice of the Lahore Excessive Courtroom. Ch Shehbaz had been a subedar within the previous British Indian Military. Truly, subedar’s sons didn’t do too badly: one, the son of a rissaldar (the equal cavalry rank), turned a area marshal and the primary navy ruler of Pakistan. The rissaldar’s great-grandson, Umar Ayub Khan, additionally served in Imran’s cupboard.

His father, Gohar Ayub Khan, was briefly within the Military, and went into his father’s previous unit, 4 Punjab, and his schoolmate and PMA coursemate, Asif Nawaz, additionally did. Now Asif Nawaz’s grand-daughter, Khadija Shah, was lastly arrested for having led the gang which torched the home of the Corps Commander Lahore. Her sacrifices for the occasion have been heartrending; not solely does her cell lack an AC, however she shouldn’t be being given mineral water.

In reality, Ali Amin Gandapur is the one Military brat I do know nonetheless within the PTI (his father retired as a significant). He has been detained, however has but to carry a press convention.

Me, I’d be a part of the PTI solely to carry a press convention asserting my departure. I’d be the primary atypical member to carry such a press convention, for thus far we’ve both been having nationwide or provincial leaders or office-bearers. Additional, I’d be the primary individual to sentence the Could 9 incidents with out having been arrested.

It’s fascinating that the PM ought to have referred to as for the Corps Commander’s Home arsonists to be given the identical remedy because the Capitol Hill attackers (when in 2021 protesters tried to stop Congress declaring Biden elected), on the identical day as the primary attackers have been being sentenced after being discovered responsible. One of many attackers, who had come all the way in which from Florida, was given 20 years.

Properly, I’ve been listening to that there’s discuss of demise sentences over right here.  Simply goes to point out, I suppose. Within the USA, for those who assault the legislature, you get 20 years. Over right here, in case your followers cling their laundry on the railings exterior Parliament, you get made Prime Minister. But when your supporters burn down a corps commander’s home, properly, let’s see what occurs to Imran’s followers.

Footnote to those notes: Ashraf Mumtaz has handed away.  I used to be his colleague for only some years, however earlier than that we had been within the area as reporters for our respective papers. A radical gentleman, whom I not less than will miss.




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Journalists actual asset to nation, nation: Prof Dr Al-Farid Zafar



LAHORE: Ameer-ud-din Medical School, Publish Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore Basic Hospital Principal Prof Dr Sardar Al-Farid Zafar stated that the journalists are an asset to the nation and the nation, so caring for their well being is the foremost obligation and duty of the state.

Prof Dr Sardar Al-Farid Zafar was talking on the inauguration of a free medical camp at Lahore Press Membership right here on Tuesday. Prof Zafar stated that not solely at this camp but in addition offering medical services to journalist and their households might be made an everyday characteristic. He identified that free therapy is the duty of the State, so all steps might be taken to furnish all medical services to them. On this event virtually 300 journalists and their households have been checked and supplied with free medical therapy. The services of free checks and Ultrasounds have been provided to the press membership members. He additional introduced that the superior services together with CT Scan and MRI may also be supplied freed from value to journalists at Lahore basic hospital. Specialist docs together with: Dr Umer Ejaz, Dr Ahmad Naeem, AP Dr Muzammil Azam, Dr Ahmad, Dr Dayan, Dr Sheeraz, Dr Sidra Hamid, Dr Sidra Sayyal and Dr Muhammad Amjad and different provided providers at this frees medical camp. These docs have been specialist in Surgical procedure, Drugs, ENT, Gynecology, Dermatology, Gynecology and Paediatrics. The free medical camp was organized underneath the aegis of Lahore Basic Hospital and with the cooperation of Basic Cadre Medical doctors’ Affiliation.

Talking on this event Basic Cadre Physician’s Affiliation President Dr Masood Sheikh termed docs, journalists bond historic and, vowing to strengthen it additional with the passage of time. He stated that medical services in public sector hospitals may be improved with the cooperation and steering of journalist.


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NAB summons Buzdar over declare of illegal development of bus stand



LAHORE: Former Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar has been as soon as once more summoned by Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday, ARY Information reported on Monday, citing sources.

The soiled cash watchdog has sought solutions to 30 questions from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief within the wealth past means case.

Buzdar is accused of setting up an “unlawful” bus stand on the federal government’s land in Muzaffargarh.

The previous chief minister didn’t seem earlier than the NAB workplace regardless of receiving two earlier summons.

Buzdar has obtained interim bail from an accountability court docket in Lahore which supplies him with short-term aid from potential arrest or detention throughout the proceedings.

Earlier within the day, the anti-corruption court docket dismissed the interim bail that was granted to Buzdar over a no-show, in accordance with ARY Information.

An anti-corruption choose scrapped the interim bail as the previous chief minister didn’t present up earlier than the court docket.

Beforehand, the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) refrained police from arresting Buzdar.

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