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Zardari compliments Palin

Asif Ali Zardari meets Palin

Asif Ali Zardari meets Palin

I think it was funny and as an admin for this website I do not see anything wrong with this. This was nothing more than extended compliment. President Asif Ali Zardari made Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin a step back when he greeted her as ‘gorgeous’. That was not all. He went on to express a desire to ‘hug’ her.

Palin (44) is in New York to brush up her image of being internationally savvy. She has called on a number of world leaders who are here for the United Nations General Assembly. Continue reading

September 26, 2008 Posted by | News and Talk about Zardari | 12 Comments

PPP’s inglorious track record

By Asif Haroon Raja

PPP government was thrice booted out, once through a military coup in July 1977 after it had completed 5-year tenure and twice prematurely on grounds of inefficiency and corruption. In 1990, President Ghulam Ishaq performed the act and second time in 1996 President Farooq Leghari showed the door. It was hoped that the PPP leadership would have got reformed after two failures in the 1990s and after remaining in wilderness for 11 years. Hanging of populist and revered ZA Bhutto on 4 April 1979 and tragic murder of Benazir Bhutto on 27 December 2007 should have put fear of God in their hearts. Continue reading

September 24, 2008 Posted by | PPP | 7 Comments

Zardari to U.S.: Let Pakistan go after terrorists

Admin of this website gives President Asif Ali Zardari 6 stars for this Interview and I think he did great job.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan’s military is better able to track down and capture terrorists along its lawless border with Afghanistan than U.S. forces, whose presence threatens to unite opposition factions into a cohesive anti-democratic coalition, Pakistan’s new president told NBC News in his first Western interview since taking office this month.

“Give us the intelligence, and we will do the job,” President Ali Asif Zardari said in an exclusive interview with NBC’s Ann Curry. “It’s far better done by our forces than yours.”

Zardari, the widower of slain former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, spoke Saturday just hours after a truck bomb killed 53 people at a Marriott hotel in Islamabad, an attack he said was calculated to send a message to the new democratically elected government that militant Islamist insurgents “are here, we mean business and we intend to take you on.” Continue reading

September 23, 2008 Posted by | Pakistan First | 4 Comments

Why Karzai in first Press Conference After becoming President.?

First speech after becoming President. Why the hell Afghan arrogant Karzai was sitting in the press conference? This Karzai should be given no respect as his previous statements on Pakistan were so arrogant. I call this First screw up by Zardari. No problem for inviting him for oath ceremony but why he was in new conference ? What do you all think?

September 9, 2008 Posted by | News and Talk about Zardari | | 7 Comments

Asif Ali Zardari will visit China

We are more than happy to know that Elected President Asif Ali Zardari will visit china. This is positive move by Asif Ali Zardari and we support him for this.

September 8, 2008 Posted by | Pakistan First, Support President | | 5 Comments

Asif Ali Zardari President of Pakistan

Its not time to dance to get favors from our president Asif Ali Zardari. Its the time to stand behind President and support him for the good of Pakistan also given him full chance to prove himself. We can not dance as calibration for him becoming President, While Country is on the brink of Bankruptcy and terrorism has reached inside Pakistan.

Let’s be honest with President as no need to kiss up to him, neither he wants that, I am sure he wants sincere people around him. He should be told the truth and do not keep him in dark by kissing up to him. Z A Bhutto was also screwed up by his own people who used to kiss up to him for promotions or money. Do not be the one who can dance to show up and later ask for favors. PPP says Democracy is best revenge , I would say hard work for the country is the best revenge. Bring this country out of troubles by working hard and this is true revenge.

Sept. 6, 2008 in pictures:

A firework is launched by supporters of the ruling Pakistan People's Party to celebrate the victory of their leader Asif Ali Zardari in front of the President House in Islamabad, Pakistan Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.

Fireworks are launched by supporters of the ruling Pakistan People’s Party to celebrate the victory of their leader Asif Ali Zardari in front of the President House in Islamabad, Pakistan Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.

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Pakistani blast victims are rushed into a hospital in Peshawar. At least 16 people were killed and around 80 injured when a suicide attacker rammed his bomb-laden car into a security checkpost in the northwestern city.

Pakistani blast victims are rushed into a hospital in Peshawar. At least 16 people were killed and around 80 injured when a suicide attacker rammed his bomb-laden car into a security checkpost in the northwestern city.

Supporters of the ruling party, Pakistan People's Party, distribute sweets to celebrate the victory of Asif Ali Zardari in the presidential election in Hyderabad September 6, 2008.

Supporters of the ruling party, Pakistan People's Party, distribute sweets to celebrate the victory of Asif Ali Zardari in the presidential election in Hyderabad September 6, 2008.

An elderly blast victim is helped into a hospital in Peshawar. At least 16 people were killed and about 80 wounded when a suicide car bombing ripped through a security checkpost outside Pakistan

An elderly blast victim is helped into a hospital in Peshawar. At least 16 people were killed and about 80 wounded when a suicide car bombing ripped through a security checkpost outside Pakistan

Supporters of Pakistan People party celebrate unofficially announced victory of Asif Zardari in the Presidential election in Multan, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept 6, 2008.

Supporters of Pakistan People party celebrate unofficially announced victory of Asif Zardari in the Presidential election in Multan, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept 6, 2008.

A dead horse lies on the ground after being killed by a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.   A pickup truck packed with a large amount of explosives blew up a security checkpoint in Pakistan's volatile northwest Saturday, killing at least 13 people and injuring nearly 60 in an attack that may have been intended for a more important target, police said

A dead horse lies on the ground after being killed by a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. A pickup truck packed with a large amount of explosives blew up a security checkpoint in Pakistan

A supporter of the ruling Pakistan People's Party fires his pistol to celebrate the victory of his leader Asif Ali Zardari after unofficial results for the presidential election at the Parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.

A supporter of the ruling Pakistan People's Party fires his pistol to celebrate the victory of his leader Asif Ali Zardari after unofficial results for the presidential election at the Parliament in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.

A Pakistani woman walks past the wreckage of a truck destroyed by an explosion near Peshawar, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. An explosives-laden car rammed into a security checkpoint in Pakistan's volatile northwest Saturday, setting off a massive blast that killed at least 17 people and wounded dozens more, police said. The suicide attack occurred on the outskirts of Peshawar on the day Pakistani lawmakers voted for a new president, underscoring the challenges facing the leaders of the U.S.-allied country.

A Pakistani woman walks past the wreckage of a truck destroyed by an explosion near Peshawar, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008. An explosives-laden car rammed into a security checkpoint in Pakistan

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Supporters of Pakistan People party celebrate unofficially announced victory of Asif Zardari in the Presidential election in Multan, Pakistan on Saturday, Sept 6, 2008.

more pictures from Sept. 6, 2008

Free Media of Pakistan only showing celebration.

September 6, 2008 Posted by | Pakistan First | | 8 Comments

New York times writes an eye opener on Zardari

From today’s New York Times:

In April, Mr. Zardari told Ishaq Dar, the finance minister at the time and a member of Mr. Sharif’s party, which has since broken with Mr. Zardari, that he wanted the price the government paid farmers for wheat to be raised substantially as a way of rewarding an important constituency in Punjab Province, the nation’s most populous, according to two participants in the discussion with Mr. Zardari. The government would then have to heavily subsidize the cost of wheat to the consumer. Continue reading

September 5, 2008 Posted by | News and Talk about Zardari | | 1 Comment

What happens now? Pakistan’s leaders and politicians will be held to account by the voters.

Lawyers tear down a poster of PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari during a demonstration in Islamabad calling for the reinstatement of dozens of judges removed by former president Pervez Musharraf.

Pakistani election mess

From the Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The more things change in Pakistan, the more they seem to remain the same. It was only six months ago that the people celebrated when the outcome of Feb. 18 polls brought the two leading parties and bitter rivals together in an unprecedented coalition.

That historic alliance is now in tatters ahead of the crucial presidential election.

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League has finally walked out of the governing coalition with the Pakistan Peoples Party of Asif Ali Zardari.

What happens now? Pakistan’s leaders and politicians will be held to account by the voters.

August 31, 2008 Posted by | News and Talk about Zardari | 4 Comments

Asif Ali Zardari’s purge ‘betrays’ Benazir Bhutto’s legacy

Asif Ali Zardari is ousting party aides loyal to his wife,

Asif Ali Zardari, widower of the murdered former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has purged almost all of his wife’s top advisers from her party, including her political secretary and closest friend, who cradled her as she died. 

Bhutto was killed by an assassin’s bullet as she waved to supporters at an election rally in Rawalpindi on December 27 last year.

Shortly after her death Zardari took control of her Pakistan People’s party (PPP) and led it to an election victory, invoking Bhutto’s memory and capitalising on the public grief that followed her death.

He is expected to become Pakistan’s president this week in an election that will formally acknowledge him as the country’s most powerful man.

It will be an extraordinary reversal of fortune for a man who spent 11 years in jail on corruption and other charges and is widely blamed for Bhutto’s two governments being dismissed in 1990 and 1996.

Last week the party’s members of the National Assembly pledged their loyalty to him in an atmosphere of competitive sycophancy. But behind the scenes, party stalwarts whom Bhutto had relied upon are angry at the way her closest aides have been humiliated and alarmed that her political legacy is being betrayed.

They are outraged that some of Zardari’s aides have blamed Bhutto’s most trusted advisers for her death, accusing them of failing to protect her from the assassins who killed her in a sniper and suicide bomb attack.

Their target was Naheed Khan, Bhutto’s devoted political secretary and inseparable friend for more than 20 years. Khan, who has been sidelined since the assassination, was sitting next to her leader in a bullet-proof Land Cruiser when Bhutto was shot while waving to supporters through the sun-roof. Khan cradled Bhutto’s head on her lap before realising she was dead.

Last month Zulfiqar Mirza, the Sindh home minister and a close aide of Zardari, claimed Khan had been in charge of Bhutto’s security on the day she was killed and that she had declined his offer of volunteer guards. Khan’s husband, Safdar Abbasi, another Bhutto adviser, had argued with her police detail and dismissed them, he alleged.

When Zardari failed to disown his friend’s comments, another Bhutto loyalist, Makhdoom Amin Fahim, stepped in, dismissed his allegations and said they were the work of the “new faces” controlling the PPP.

Last week Khan and Abbasi denied the allegations. “Mr Zardari’s friends are saying we did not protect her. But we are political people. Three of us were in the car and none of us was looking after her security. Mr Rehman Malik [now interior minister] was the security adviser. Second in charge was Zulfiqar Mirza. I don’t know why these people are being rewarded,” said Khan.

Abbasi and Khan said their concern was that the party remains true to Bhutto’s vision. They and several other former members of Bhutto’s staff said that Zardari had wasted the first six months in government. They believed their former leader would have hit the ground running.

“We were with Bibi [Benazir] through all the trials and tribulations and we loved our work with her,” said Khan, who added that Zardari was cut off from the masses. “Party workers are disillusioned and don’t know what to do. They have no access to him or to people working for him.”

Another Bhutto adviser, Nawab Yusuf Talpur, a former agriculture minister, said only four or five members of her team had made the transition to the Zardari camp. “Most of the people trusted by Bibi are not trusted by him. Benazir had a vision and had the capacity to hold this party together . . . Her legacy is not being handled in the way we expected,” Talpur said.

Despite growing concern at his leadership, Zardari’s chances of becoming president improved last week after the army signalled that it would stay out of the contest. Speculation that the army might interfere had grown after medical records revealed that Zardari had suffered mental problems after his years in jail and exile.

Further questions about Zardari’s suitability for the office were raised after the Swiss government said it was releasing some of his bank accounts containing $60m. “How can he explain that kind of money?” asked one Bhutto aide.

source:http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article4641034.ece

August 31, 2008 Posted by | News and Talk about Zardari | | 5 Comments

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