Political atmosphere in Pakistan charged up

2009-10-12 02:33:31 (GMT) (Caymanmama.com - Pakistan News News)

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Latest Pakistan news of October 9, 2009 in passing

Foreign office of Pakistan comments on Kerry - Lugar Bill
Plan to destroy Al-Qaeda can succeed only with Pakistan military on board
US officials in Pakistan asked not to discuss intelligence issues with Pakistani Media
Eight member of Lahore high court seek early retirement to avoid termination
Profit taking brings KSE-100 index down by 95.63 points

Foreign office of Pakistan comments on Kerry - Lugar Bill

Islamabad (Dawn.com): The controversial clauses of Kerry - Lugar Bill, regarding country’s armed forces and the security affairs of the country have been the center of discussion throughout the political setup in Pakistan. The foreign office, spokesman, Abdul Basit, spoke to the media and said that, ‘the language of the bill could have been better.’ Further commenting on the input given to the US on the bill he said, Obviously in the course of discussions on the bill, we gave our inputs to the US Congress and to the Obama administration but that does not imply that it is a negotiated document. Giving inputs is a different thing from negotiating a document. These are two different things qualitatively,’

The Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, was asked by the President and the Prime Minister to cut short his US visit and return to Pakistan to take part in the heated debate in the National assembly and try to develop a consensus in the parliament on Kerry-Lugar Bill.

Plan to destroy Al-Qaeda can succeed only with Pakistan military on board

Washington (Dawn.com): War council in the United States that met on Wednesday to discuss the developing situation in Pakistan after the signing of Kerry - Lugar Bill by President Obama. The focus of the meeting was primarily the Pakistan and safe havens of Al-Qaeda in the tribal area of the country.

Washington Post and New York Times reported the new policy of “Pakistan First’ by the Vice President of the US and stated some US government officials saying, ‘We want to destroy its (Al-Qaeda) leadership, its infrastructure and its capability and that no such plan can be implemented ‘unless the Pakistani military is completely on board.’

US officials in Pakistan asked not to discuss intelligence issues with Pakistani Media

Islamabad (Dawn.com): The foreign office of Pakistan, yesterday, summoned US diplomat Gerald Feierstein and told him that the intelligence matters pertaining to the security of Pakistan and the movement of Militants in Pakistan must be shared with the Pakistani Government and not the Pakistani media.

This instruction were floated after the US diplomat had informed the media about the movement of Mullah Omar and other senior Taliban leader’s movement in Quetta.

Eight member of Lahore high court seek early retirement to avoid termination

Lahore (Dawn.com): To avoid earlier removal from the offices, eight judges, applied for earlier retirement. These 8 judges had taken oath under provisional constitution order issued by the former President of Pakistan, General Pervaiz Musharraf.

Profit taking brings KSE-100 index down by 95.63 points

Karachi (Business Recorder): The browse lost 95.63 points yesterday mainly due to the profit taking activities by the investors. The index went down to 9,740.87 points in spite of foreign interest. During the trading session on Thursday, the KSE-100 index touched the mid day highest of 9,936.32 points and receded to 9,707.04 points the mid day lowest before finally settling down at 9,740.87 points.

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