Musharraf presides over special meeting of Corps Commanders
RAWALPINDI, Oct 16 (APP)-Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of Army Staff General Pervez Musharraf presided over a special meeting of the Corps Commanders at General Headquarters here Friday morning.
The conference, which was attended by all Corps Commanders and Principal Staff Officers reviewed in detail issues of national significance, including the prevailing situation in the country, operational preparedness and other important matters following imposition of emergency.
Appreciating the unity and institutional solidarity displayed by the Pakistan Armed Forces, General Pervez Musharraf apprised the participants regarding the circumstances, which had led to the imposition of emergency in the country.
He discussed with
them the measures which were being finalized
for the establishment of an efficient and impartial interim
setup, which would ensure stability, credibility, transparency
and accountability in running the affairs of the state.
They remained with the Chief Executive for sometime and exchanged views with him on matters of mutual interest.
The High Commissioner of Malaysia Dato Salah ud Din on Friday also called on Chief Executive, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Army Staff, General Pervez Musharraf here at the General Headquarters.
KARACHI, Oct 16 (APP)- State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has asked all banks not to operate any foreign or local accounts of all notable politicians including senators, federal and provincial ministers, MNAs, MPAs, political advisors, special assistants and their spouses.
The SBP Circular (BPRD No. 44) issued late on Thursday night to executives of all banks and NBFIs said that these accounts were being temporarily stopped from operation till further orders.
those whose accounts were freezed include former
Prime Ministers Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Ms. Benazir Bhutto,
senate chairman, Wasim Sajjad, former ministers
Gohar Ayub Khan, Shaikh Rashid
Ahmad, Ch. Nisar Ali, Lt. Gen. (Retd) Abdul Majeed Malik,
Raja Nadir Pervez, Syeda Abida Hussain, Ch. Shujaat Hussain,
The list also
includes former ministers of state Muhammad Siddique,
Tehmina Daultana, Syed Ahmed Mehmood, Asghar Ali Shah and
Capt. (Retd) Haleem Siddique, speaker National Assembly Illahi
Buksh Soomro, deputy speaker Muhammad Jaffar Iqbal.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (APP): Director General ISPR Brigadier Rashid Qureshi while giving the first account about the present state of deposed Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said he is fine and in good health.
While speaking to BBC Television Friday night, Brigadier Rashid Qureshi said Mr. Sharif is presently under protective custody and there are certain legal processes that have to be completed.
" I am not absolutely
sure as to the state of those processes,"
Nation to observe Shaheed-i-Millat's death anniversary on Oct.16
ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (APP)- The 48th death anniversary of Shaheed-i-Millat Khan Liaquat Ali Khan will be observed on October 16, throughout the country with due solemnity.
The national flag at all major buildings will fly half mast as mark of respect to 'Shaheed-i-Millat'.
The day will begin with Quran Khawani at the Mazar of Liaqat Ali Khan, at Karachi located within the premises of the mausoleum of Father of nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
A large number of people belonging to various walks of life will visit the Mazar to offer Fateha and lay the floral wreaths.
Khan Liaquat Ali
Khan, first Prime Minister of Pakistan, a leader
of Pakistan movement and a close and trusted lieutenant of Quaid-i-Azam
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was assassinated on October 16, 1951
at Company Bagh Rawalpindi. It was later named as Liaquat Bagh.
16 (APP)-Kashmiris, in Occupied Kashmir, Azad
Kashmir and those living abroad are observing Yaum-e-Aseeran tomorrow
to attract world's attention to the plight in illegal
to be observed on the call of APHC, is to be marked by
total strike in Occupied kashmir.
The Deputy Bureau Chief of New Delhi office of APHC, G.M. Butt and advocate of the Occupied Kashmir Supreme Court, Raja Tufail Ahmad had gone to Jodhpur to meet the detained APHC leaders but they were not allowed to see them.
RAWALPINDI (Pakistan), Oct 16 (APP)- Japanese Ambassador Minoru Kubota called on Chief Executive, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Army Staff, General Pervez Musharraf here at the General Headquarters on Saturday.
The Ambassador of Japan remained with the Chief Executive for sometime and exchanged views with him on matters of mutual interest.
Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed was also present on the occasion.
ISLAMABAD (Pakistan), Oct 16 (APP): The life is quite normal and civil government is functioning as usual, Director General, External Publicity Wing, Abdul Rauf Malik said.
Talking to Cable News Network (CNN), Abdul Rauf Malik said, there is no problem anywhere and there is complete peace in the length and breadth of country.
He said the Chief of Army Staff has been proclaimed as Chief Executive of the country and there is proclamation of emergency and Provisional Constitutional Order and the things are quite normal and offices are working as usual.
Asked upto when state of emergency is likely to last, Abdul Rauf Malik said, actually you know, the things have been announced today, and after that the process will move and definitely the things will unfold and clear up.
About the whereabouts
of dismissed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
and other, he said "they have been taken into protective custody".
16 (APP)-Pakistan representative Director
Dr. Ghayyur H.
Ayub convincingly presented Pakistan's case