ISLAMABAD, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistan People's
Party (PPP)while announcing a policy for general elections in the country has
allowed its candidates to file their nomination papers in their respective
constituencies for the election of national and provincial assemblies.
Pakistan People's Party chairperson and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto talks to media as she arrives at the airport in Karachi, Pakistan, Nov. 23, 2007. (Xinhua Photo)
In a statement issued Thursday, PPP Spokesman
Farhatullah Babar said that the party still had right to review its course of
action in the coming days and weeks in consultation with other political
He said efforts were also on to talk to other
political parties about forming a common political agenda, common plan and goal.
In this connection, he said, the formation of an
interim government of national consensus was being discussed comprising those
nominated by political parties to oversee a fair, free and impartial election on
However, PPP Chairperson Benazir Bhutto warned that
the PPP might still boycott the vote and would remain in close contact with
other opposition parties, before making a final decision.
Pakistan's top court backs Musharraf
President General Pervez Musharraf
speaks during a question and answer programme at The President's House in
Islamabad. A new caretaker prime minister and cabinet members will
take oath of office Friday. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Supreme Court (SC) of
Pakistan on Thursday dismissed the last petition against President Pervez
Musharraf's reelection, local TV channel DAWN NEWS reported.
A full court of SC validated Musharraf's reelection
through its ruling, the DAWN NEWS report said. Full story