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UNSC calls for 'unconditional' ceasefire in Gaza -
UNITED NATIONS, July 28 (APP):  The U.N. Security Council on Monday, meeting in an emergency session just after midnight, called for an "immediate and unconditional" ceasefire, allowing for the delivery of urgently needed humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip.


Key US lawmaker thanks Hawaiian air for facilitating homeward journey of Sulemanís body -
WASHINGTON, July 27 (APP): A ranking American congressman has thanked Hawaiian Airlines for responding quickly to his request for and, on behalf of Pakistan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Jalil Abbas Jilani to provide a seat on Monday night’s flight in order to facilitate young Pakistani-American education activist Haris Suleman’s body to be escorted home “with the respect and honour he deserves”.


Taliban gain ground in Afghanistan: NYT -
NEW YORK, July 27 (APP):  Taliban fighters are making early gains in several strategic areas near Kabul, inflicting heavy casualties and casting new doubt on the ability of Afghan forces to contain the insurgency, The New York Times reported Sunday.


UN renews appeal for humanitarian Gaza ceasefire leading to political talks -
UITED NATIONS, July 27 (APP): Welcoming the broadly observed 12-hour humanitarian pause in the Gaza conflict, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Sunday renewed his appeal to all parties to declare a week-long ceasefire as a prelude to restarting political negotiations.


UN Mission deplores attack on Afghan civilians, calls for probe -
UNITED NATIONS, July 26 (APP): The United Nations mission in Afghanistan strongly condemned the killing on Friday of civilians in the western province of Ghor, and called for a prompt investigation into the crime.


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Sarfraz urges players to focus on physical fitness
ISLAMABAD, July 28 (APP): Former Test Cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has urged the national players to work on their physical fitness keeping in mind the tough weather conditions of Sri Lanka in August.
 
62 member Pakistani contingent participates in CGames march past
ISLAMABAD, Jul 25 (APP): The 62-member Pakistani contingent, dressed up in traditional shalwar qamiz participated in the march past at the opening ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July, 23.
 
T20 fund raising match for IDPs
LAHOR, July 25 (APP): Punjab Minister for Law and Sports Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said that Lahorites will show remarkable generosity during the fourth IDPs Fund-Raising T20 cricket match tomorrow , Saturday here at Gadaffi stadium.
 
Pakistan CC lifts RLCA Ramazan cricket trophy
KARACHI, July 25 (APP): As expected Pakistan Cricket Club lived up to  their billing by lifting the inaugural RLCA Ramazan Twenty20 Cricket Tournament trophy when they thrashed Pak Korangi CC by 76 runs in a one-sided final here at Gulburg Ground on Thursday night.
 
T-20 cricket match generates Rs 25m donation for IDPs
FAISALABAD, July 25 (APP): A T-20 fund raising cricket match played between Pakistan-A and Faisalabad Eleven at Iqbal stadium here generated Rs 25 million donation for IDPs of North Waziristan.
 
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Punjabís 20th CM to seek trust vote on Friday PDF Print E-mail

LAHORE,April 17, (APP): Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa, the youngest Chief Minister of the largest province of the country, will take vote of confidence from Punjab Assembly under article 130(3) of the constitution tomorrow (Friday). Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa son of ex-Governor and provincial President of PML-N Punjab Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa  was born in D.G. Khan on October 22, 1973.

He received primary education from Aitchison College Lahore and secondary education from Government College Lahore and graduated from Punjab University, Lahore.

Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa is the 20th chief executive of the province while Iftikhar Hussain Khan was the first Punjab Chief Minister who held this slot from August 15, 1947 to January 25, 1949.

Mian Mumtaz Daultana, a landlord and veteran politician remained chief minister of the Punjab from  April 15, 1951 to April 3, 1953.

Feroz Khan Noon was the third Chief Minister and held the coveted office from April 3, 1953 to May 21, 1955 while Abdul Hamid Khan Dasti held it from May 21, 1955 to October 14, 1955.

The post was abolished on october 14, 1955 to  June 30, 1970 as Part of West Pakistan province .

After revival of the office of chief Minister following elections in 1971 Malik Meraj Khalid was elected as Chief Executive of the province.He remained CM from  May 2, 1972 to November 12, 1973.

Ghulam Mustafa Khar held the office for about five months from November 12, 1973 March 15, 1974 while Hanif Ramay remained as CM for 16 months from March 15, 1974 to July 15, 1975.

Sadiq Hussain Qureshi was  8th  chief executive of the province from July 15, 1975 to July 5, 1977 when Martial law was imposed in the country by the then Chief of Army Staff General Ziaul Haq.

The office of chief minister of the province was revived following partyless elections in 1985 and Nawaz Sharif was elected as CM who held the post from April 9, 1985 to August 13, 1990.

Ghulam Haider Wyne was 10th  CM of the province and remained in office from November 8, 1990 to April 25, 1993.

Mian Manzoor Watto is the only politician having honour of holding office of chief executive of the province thrice from April 25, 1993 July 19, 1993, 2nd time from October 20, 1993 to September 13, 1995 and third time from November 3, 1996 to November 16, 1996.

Manzoor Elahi was appointed as caretaker chief minister and remained in office from  July 19, 1993 to October 20, 1993.

Sardar Arif Nakai held the coveted office from September 13, 1995 to November 3, 1996 while Mian Muhammad Afzal Hayat remained as  caretaker Chief Minister from November 16, 1996 to February 20, 1997.

Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif who held  the office of CM for about two and a half years from  February 20, 1997 October 12, 1999, will assume charge as provincial Chief executive after he reaches assembly through bye-elections to be held on June 18.

Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi remained Chief Minister for five years from  November 29, 2002 to November 18, 2007 while Shiekh Ejaz Nisar took over as caretaker Chief Minister on November 19, 2007 and held the slot till Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa assumed chagre as Chief Minister.

 

     

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