Zardari, Nawaz hold one on one meeting

LAHORE: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zardari held a one on one meeting here. During the meeting both leaders discussed the ongoing political crisis in the country. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stressed that the supremacy of the constitution and law. In the second meeting, the prime minister and former president were joined by their party representatives. “People and political parties have rendered great sacrifices for democracy,” the former president said during the meeting. Mr Zardari said PPP believed in the stability of democratic institutions. Mr Zardari was invited by Prime Minister Sharif to attend a lunch hosted in his honour. The former president was joined in Raiwind by Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Leader of Opposition in the Senate Aitzaz Ahsan and Parliamentary Leader PPP in Senate Mian Raza Rabbani. PML-N leaders Khawaja Asif, Saad Rafique and Ishaq Dar also attended the meeting. Mr Zardari would return to Karachi the same evening after spending a busy day in Lahore. He would also hold talks with Chaudhry Shujaat and Pervaiz Elahi at their residence. He would also visit Mansoora where he would hold a meeting with Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami Siraj-ul- Haq. Both the leaders are expected to hold a news conference after the meeting which will take place in the backdrop of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) protests in Islamabad.

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in first ODI

HAMBANTOTA: Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by four wickets in the first one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday to take the lead in the three-match series. 

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Zardari says ‘political resolution’ only way forward

LAHORE: Former president and Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari says he has advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resolve the prevailing political crisis politically. Addressing a press conference on Saturday,

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Israel attack kills family of 5 in Gaza: medics

GAZA CITY(By AFP) An Israeli air strike hit a house in central Gaza before dawn on Saturday killing five family members, including two women and two children, Palestinian medics said. Emergency services initially said three people were killed and five wounded,

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Hafiz Saeed condemned the Indian army’s unprovoked aggression across the LOC

LAHORE(Pakistanupdates) Jaamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) Amir Hafiz Muhammad Saeed on Saturday condemned the Indian army’s unprovoked aggression across the Line of Control (LoC), saying that “external forces are taking advantage of Pakistan’s internal disputes.

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No question of PM Nawaz’s resignation, Dar quotes Zardari

LAHORE: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar spoke with the media following the meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President Asif Ali Zadari.The finance minister quoting Mr Zardari said there was no question of Prime Minister Sharif’s resignation.

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Zardari, Jamaat agree to resolve crisis through dialogue

LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari visited Jamaat-e-Islami headquarters on Saturday in Mansoora as part of his efforts to cool down the political temperature in the country.

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Imran vows to play till the last ball

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has reiterated that he would not leave until Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigned. "I will play till the last ball," Khan told his supporters at the site of the sit-in.

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Our struggle is constitutional, says Tahirul Qadri

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri said that their struggle was 100 percent constitutional. Addressing participants of the Inqilab March, Dr Qadri said the constitution is not just words written on a piece of paper.

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Israel bombs five Gaza mosques among 70 targets

GAZA:Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, according to the Associated Press.

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PTI invites MWM's Nasir Abbas to participate in Long March

ISLAMABAD – Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Vice Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) met with the Nasir Abbas, Secretary General of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen Pakistan (MWMP) and invited him to join the August 14 Long March on Tuesday,

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