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Farhatullah Babar

About Farhatullah Babar

Syed Khursheed Shah is a Senior Pakistani Politician. He is the spokesperson for the Pakistan People's Party. He is considered the first person to have recommended the name of Yousuf Raza Gilani as the Party's Prime Ministerial candidate in March 2008.

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Pak-China friendship beyond confines of time limits: Zardari
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the bonds of the Pakistan-China friendship were beyond the confines of time limits and the legacy of this friendship would continue to pass on from generation to generation.

Zardari says all-inclusive dialogue only way to end Afghan conflict
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that an all-inclusive dialogue process is a viable option to find a solution to the Afghan conflict.

Zardari appeals for 'permanent solution' to U.S. drone strikes
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, during the NATO Summit, has pressed the United States to help find a "permanent solution" to the ending of U.S. drone strikes.

Zardari, Karzai agree to extend Transit Trade Agreement to Central Asia
Pakistan and Afghanistan has agreed in principle to extend the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement beyond Afghanistan to the countries in Central Asia.

Pak to seek 1bn dollars compensation from NATO for "damages caused by war on terror"
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will reportedly demand 1 billion dollars from NATO as compensation for the war on terror and its dire consequences on the country's economy.

Abbottabad Commission waits for Zardari's reply to their queries
A judicial commission, which is probing in last year's death of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, is awaiting a reply to a questionnaire it had sent to President Asif Ali Zardari.

Zardari to stand up for 'loyalist' Gilani in wake of Pak SC contempt ruling
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has decided to fight the conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with caution and calculated aggression in a contempt of court case, but will avoid any confrontation with the judiciary.

'Gilani to appeal against SC contempt verdict': Awan
Pakistan Federal Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan on Thursday, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani would file an appeal against the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) in the contempt of court case.

Pak PM Gilani convicted of contempt, given 30 sec sentence
The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday found Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, but gave him only a symbolic sentence which lasted for 30 seconds.

Pak set to re-open NATO supply routes 'under tough conditions'
Pakistan is likely to re-open the NATO supply routes that it had blocked in protest against the November 26, 2011 deadly air raid on its border posts in Mohmand Agency.

Zardari 'not worried' about political crisis gripping Pakistan: Spokesman
A spokesman for Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the leader has returned from Dubai and is not worried about a political crisis in the country.

Zardari returns to Pakistan after cutting short Dubai visit
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has cut short his Dubai visit and returned back to Islamabad.

PPP sticks to 'immunity' stance on money- laundering case against Zardari
The Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) has reaffirmed that the government cannot write a letter to Swiss authorities for seeking the re-opening of the money laundering case against President Asif Ali Zardari due to the immunity enjoyed by him in his presidential tenure.

Zardari-Sharif likely to meet to counter growing Imran Khan electoral threat
Pakistan President and Pakistan People's Party(PPP) Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif are considering arranging a meeting to discuss a strategy to counter the growing popularity of the Pakistan Tehrik- e Insaf (PTI).

PPP co-Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto takes political centre stage in Pakistan
Pakistan People's Party Co-Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is rapidly assuming the political centre stage to mark the start of his career that, according to his supporters, would likely see him become prime minister.

Pak Defence Ministry says it has no control over Army, ISI
Pakistan has admitted it has no operational control over the army or the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

ISI rubbishes claim of 'Zardari- Kayani phone call leading to Zardari's return
An Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement has sought to dispel claims that the telephonic conversation between Pakistan President Asif Zardari and the Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani led to Zardari's return to the country.

Zardari consults legal team for replying to Pak Supreme Court's Memo Gate probe
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has consulted his legal team to form his reply to a Supreme Court probe into the Memo Gate scandal.

Pak Army Chief Kayani telephones Zardari to dispel 'rift between institutions' claim
Pakistan Army Chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has sought to dispel speculation of a rift between the country's institutions by making a phone call to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari

Zardari to submit reply in Pak SC over Memo Gate scandal
Ailing Pakistan President Asif Ali Zradari would not return to Islamabad by December 19, when the first hearing of the memo case is scheduled in the Supreme Court, but will reportedly submit his reply over the issue.

Bilawal Bhutto, Gilani chair meeting to discuss Pak Senate polls
In the wake of President Asif Ali Zardari remaining indisposed, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and PPP Vice Chairman Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani jointly presided over a meeting of the senior party leadership here on Wednesday evening.

Speculation rife over Zardari's health, pressure to quit residency
Speculative reports and rumours over President Asif Ali Zardari's health and whether he will or will not resign from office continue, even as his Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the government were busy clearing the mist.t is now confirmed that Zardari had suffered a minor heart attack on Tuesday and was flown by an air ambulance to Dubai where he had to undergo an angioplasty.

Senior PPP leaders decide 'not to reopen' cases against Zardari over NRO verdict
Senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leaders and a number of ministers have decided not to reopen cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, after meeting the latter last night.

Pak will 'not pursue treason case' against Haqqani: Malik
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the government is not planning to pursue a case of treason against the country's ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani.

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