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Over a Dozen Pak Ambassadors Considered ‘Political Appointees’ Likely to Be Called Back

JUN 29, 2018: More than a dozen ambassadors appointed by previous PML(N)-led government at key positions across the globe are likely to be called back by the caretaker government. Currently, in 14 different countries PM-N-appointed envoys (political appointees) are heading the missions. Some of those countries include China, United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom (UK), Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bulgaria, Havana, Serbia, Jordan, the United Nations and the United States, among others. The PML-N appointed envoy to U.S. Ali J. Siddiqui took charge of the embassy in Washington on May 30Read More


Who Could Possibly Be The Caretaker Prime Minister Until Elections 2018 Are Held

IRSHAD SALIM (May 22, 2018) — The 5-year term of the present PML-N government comes to an end on May 31, after which the caretaker set-up will be put in place to hold elections which are expected to be held in the last week of July. The formation of a caretaker setup will be preceded by the successful ending of a second democratically elected 5-year civilian setup completing its full term as part of the ongoing project democracy in the country that saw Pakistan Peoples Party rule for the firstRead More


2018 Elections: Caretaker Govt and Race for Electables

There is a myth that the electables need political parties; but the fact of the matter is that it is the other way round, as to form government, political parties need winning candidates. By MOHAMMAD JAMIL: PRESENT government’s tenure ends on May 31, 2018, and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will ask the President to dissolve the assemblies. Of course, the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition have to agree on the name of the caretaker prime minister; and Syed Khursheed Shah will consult other opposition parties in thisRead More