Speaking in Peshawar after his election as chairman, Gohar said he will keep fulfilling this responsibility as Imran's representative. the Dawn reported.
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz [PML-N] party President made the remarks while addressing reporters after his appearance in the accountability court here in a corruption case.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is set to conduct intra-party elections within the 20-day time frame set by the election commission to retain the 'bat' as its electoral symbol, ahead of general elections.
The popular opposition politician is already behind bars on a corruption charge but has a slew of other cases against him.
The 71-year-old former premier has been kept in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi since September 26 when he was shifted there from the District Jail in Attock.
The anti-graft watchdog received some fresh evidence, which, if confirmed, will change Bibi's status from a witness to accused, sources were quoted as saying by the newspaper.
Regarding the hold of the Pakistan army on the country’s politics, the ouster of the former prime minister Imran Khan was a “major event,” she added.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced that general elections are expected to be held in the last week of January 2024. However, no specific date has been announced.
During the hearing, the Punjab Police informed the ECP that due to security threats, it was not possible to present the 71-year-old leader who is in the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi in the cipher case.
The ex-cricketing superstar was jailed in August for three years over graft but when his sentence was later overturned, he was instead kept in custody on the far more serious charge of sharing state d
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Khan was arrested in August for allegedly violating the Official Secrets Act by disclosing a secret diplomatic cable (cipher) sent by the country's embassy in Washington last year in March.
Khan was arrested last month after a case was filed against him for allegedly violating the Official Secrets Act by disclosing a secret diplomatic cable (cipher) sent by the country's embassy in US.
BJP claimed Congress "stole" PTI's theme song while Congress hit back, claiming the song was copied by Dushyant Chautala, the Deputy CM in Haryana's BJP government for the poll campaign.
Furthermore, the actions of the Pakistani military against former PM Imran Khan have raised concerns that Islamabad is unable to control its internal turmoil.
Elahi's recent arrest took place on Friday last week, hours after the Lahore HC ordered his release in a graft case and explicitly directed the authorities not to take him into custody.
Bushra's petition contended that law enforcement agencies with "mala fide motive" have lodged "frivolous" FIRs against her and Imran at the direction of the government.
Experts believe Khan's legal team made a significant mistake by not requesting the suspension of the trial court's August 5 judgment.
The case is in regard to a missing cipher — a classified state document — that Khan had waved during a political rally ahead of his ouster from office last year.
The former prime minister had been sentenced on charges of unlawfully selling state gifts acquired by him and his family during his 2018-2022 tenure.