Feb 262017
PML-Q to attend APC on military courts: Shujaat

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has said that the PML-Q will participate in the All Parties Conference (APC) convened by Pakistan People’s Party on military courts… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Feb 262017
APC supports Raddul Fasaad

LAHORE: An All Parties Conference organised by Tanzeem Ittehad-e-Ummat extended full support to the ongoing operation ‘Raddul Fassad’ while demanding it in entire country to break the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Click for detailed story

Nov 152016

PESHAWAR: An All-Parties Conference (APC) has described the federal government’s preference for the eastern route over the western route as “usurpation of the rights of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan” and resolved that the people of the two provinces would not be deprived of a “once-in-decades economic opportunity”. It demanded of the federal government to construct the western route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor laced with all accessories and components, railway lines, economic zones, fibre optics and transmission lines first. The APC convened by the Jamaat-e-Islami on Tuesday also gave a detailed infrastructure roadmap along the western route, demanding construction of a six-lane Peshawar-DI Khan motorway and railway line, and replacement of transmission lines across Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to carry the required load. The JI’s APC held at the party secretariat Al-Markaz-e-Islami was attended by provincial heads of 16 political parties with the exception of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. The participants of the conference also demanded allocation of $5 billion for the construction of hydropower projects to generate 10,000MW electricity. The APC also demanded construction of the Peshawar-Torkham railway line and the Orange Line train for Peshawar under the CPEC project. Besides, the construction of the Bajaur-Waziristan Motorway and three-link motorways connecting western route with Fata-Afghanistan and Central Asian states was also demanded. The APC also asked the federal government to construct the Khwazakhela-Bisham and Chakdara-Chitral motorways under the CPEC. “We all know that the CPEC is a game-changer, but not only for one province (Punjab),” said Awami National Party’s Mian Iftikhar Hussain. The participants [Read More…]

Oct 092016

PESHAWAR: Former president of PPP’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa wing Khanzada Khan has asked the federal government to call an All Party Conference (APC) for CPEC. He asked that the APC should be used by the government to address issues related to the project.The Senior PPP leaders issued his call through a press release on Sunday.  Khanzada added that the ‘wrong policies’ of the central government has resulted an increase in the sense of deprivation due to such policies. He added that the APC would help in remove such fears of the provinces. He warned that if the grievances are not addressed than it would be dangerous for the federation and added that the government has made the mega project controversial. Khanzada stated that issues can be solved through mutual deliberations no sit-ins and rallies. He also criticised that the PTI lead government of K-P should focus on real issues of the province rather the spending on such rallies. Published in The Express Tribune, October 10th, 2016. The post Addressing grievances: ‘Govt should call an APC for CPEC’  appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed story

Jul 112016

QUETTA: Leaders at an all parties conference (APC) hosted by BNP called for a blanket ban on issuing local certificates and identity cards to non-locals and outsiders.  The APC also discussed the issue of Gwadar port authority and argued that the mineral resources of Balochistan should be given to the province. They argued that Gwadar should be provided with clean drinking water and proper infrastructure. Published in The Express Tribune, July 11th, 2016. The post Development seminar: APC takes up issues of Balochistan appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed story

Oct 012011

In fact, it was because of the universal condemnation of the US pressure tactics by people of Pakistan that Washington has already started toning down its rhetoric and the positive outcome of the APC would reinforce the impression that the nation would…

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