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  Prime Minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prime Minister is often a member of parliament and is expected to ensure the passage of bills through the legislature.
The post of prime minister is one which may be encountered both in constitutional monarchies (such as Belgium, Denmark, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and the United Kingdom), and in republics in which the head of state is an elected (such as France) or unelected official (such as Germany) with varying degrees of real power.
Contrary to popular and journalistic myth, most prime ministers in parliamentary systems are not appointed for a specific term of office and in effect may remain in power through a number of elections and parliaments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister   (2376 words)

  
 Prime Minister of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prime Minister is responsible for appointing a cabinet.
The power of the Prime Minister's office peaked in the late 1990s, with the removal of institutional check and balances, and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment and Fourteenth Amendments.
Aziz was elected Prime Minister on August 28, 2004, by a vote of 191 to 151 in the National Assembly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_Pakistan   (1151 words)

  
 Prime Minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A prime minister is the chief member of the cabinet in a parliamentary system of government, or alternatively an official in a presidential system or semi-presidential system whose duty is to execute the directives of the President and manage the civil service.
In some monarchies the prime minister exercises powers (known as the Royal Prerogative) which are constitutionally vested in the monarch and which can be exercised without the approval of parliament.
Prime Ministers can be found in both constitutional monarchies (as is the case in the United Kingdom, Norway and Japan), and in republics, where the head of state is an elected or unelected official with varying degrees of real power.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/prime_minister   (1267 words)

  
 Prime Minister of Pakistan
Originally, the Prime Minister was given executive powers, but this was later eroded as the power of the Governor General grew.
The first Prime Minister of Pakistan was Liaquat Ali Khan who was appointed to the position by the first Governor General, Muhammmad Ali Jinnah.
The office of Prime Minister would exist until 1958, but it would see a lot of change, as many Prime Ministers were removed by the Head of State.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/p/pr/prime_minister_of_pakistan.html   (758 words)

  
 Talk:Prime Minister of Pakistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The heading here was "Prime Minister (Vazir-e-Azam)" which apparently followed this convention, but is actually misleading.
Pakistan's Constitution and laws are written in English, and it is "Prime Minister" that is the original term.
The List of Prime ministers needs to be put into a table so its is more easily read.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Prime_Minister_of_Pakistan   (178 words)

  
 Pakistan Link Headlines
Prime Minister Jamali was accompanied by a high level delegation consisting of Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Minister for information and broadcasting, Ch.
Prime Minister Jamali was received in audience by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulate at Kali Knawel Palace, Hua-Hin on 29 April.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Thailand held full delegations level talks on 29 April, in a very cordial atmosphere, during which various aspects of bilateral relations as well as regional and global issues were discussed.
www.pakistanlink.com /headlines/May04/01/11.html   (694 words)

  
 [03 Oct 1996] GA/9114 : PAKISTAN'S PRIME MINISTER SAYS GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHOULD ENDORSE CONFERENCE ON PEACE AND SECURITY ...
Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan this morning proposed, in the General Assembly's ongoing general debate, that the Assembly endorse the convening of a multilateral dialogue for peace and security in South Asia, to include Pakistan, India, the five permanent members of the Security Council and other major Powers, such as Germany and Japan.
The Foreign Minister of Israel, David Levy, said the people of Israel were united in their quest for peace and the will of Israel was to reach peace according to the guidelines of the new Government.
The stability of a democratic Pakistan was important to the stability of the region and important in defending the forces of moderation in the Muslim world and in the world at large.
www.un.org /news/Press/docs/1996/19961003.ga9114.html   (4070 words)

  
 Pakistan picks prime minister - smh.com.au
Pakistan's parliament yesterday chose a middle-of-the-road prime minister who has the support of the powerful army.
The election of Zafarullah Khan Jamali as Pakistan's 20th prime minister paves the way for the formation of a coalition government that will bring together the pro-army faction of the Pakistan Muslim League, dissident members of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's party and independent members of parliament.
The prime minister had to acquire a simple majority of the 329 members of parliament who were present in the National Assembly at the time of the vote.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/11/21/1037697806145.html   (594 words)

  
 PAKISTAN MISSION TO THE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pakistan's legitimate security concerns were not addressed, even after the threat of use of nuclear weapons and nuclear flmail.
Pakistan will continue to support the goals of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, especially in the Conference on Disarmament, bearing in mind the new realities.
They have made it possible for the people of Pakistan to enter the next century, with confidence in themselves and faith in their destiny.
www.un.int /pakistan/14980528.htm   (693 words)

  
 NCC General Secretary's Letter to Pakistan's Prime Minister
The church in Pakistan is a part of and deeply connected to the world wide Christian community with millions of adherents who also care.
Christians in Pakistan, though a small minority, are loyal Pakistanis committed to contributing to the upbuilding of Pakistan politically, economically and religiously.
Pakistan experiences religious hostilities and even violence, not by government action, or its prompting or even by government inattention or neglect, but due to the fanatical acts of extremist fundamentalist groups.
www.ncccusa.org /news/news40.html   (949 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / World / Asia / Pakistan parliament elects prime minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pakistan's parliament elected former finance minister Shaukat Aziz, a close ally of President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, as prime minister on Friday after the opposition boycotted the vote, saying it was undemocratic.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Pakistan's parliament elected former finance minister Shaukat Aziz, a close ally of President Gen. Pervez Musharraf, as prime minister on Friday after the opposition boycotted the vote, saying it was undemocratic.
The change in prime ministers is not expected to affect key policies such as Pakistan's support of the U.S.-led war on terrorism or the peace process with rival India, which are firmly in Musharraf's hands.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2004/08/27/pakistan_parliament_elects_new_pm   (681 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Aziz sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister, says law and order greatest ...
ISLAMABAD, PakistanPakistan's economic czar Shaukat Aziz was sworn in as prime minister Saturday and said his government's greatest challenge would be combatting terrorism and maintaining law and order.
Pakistan has been hit by a wave of terrorist attacks this year, and Aziz himself was targeted in an assassination attempt July 30 while campaigning.
Analysts credit Aziz with helping revive Pakistan's economy in recent years, but say that because of Musharraf's domination, the change in prime ministers is not expected to alter key policies – the alliance with Washington and peace talks with rival India, for example.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040828-0902-pakistan-primeminister.html   (636 words)

  
 CNN - Pakistan's prime minister vows to fight 'conspiracy' - November 30, 1997
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday accused President Farooq Ahmed Leghari and Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah of trying to undermine his government and vowed to fight against the "conspiracy" in the "national interest."
The prime minister eventually gave in but was shortly afterwards summoned to the court to answer allegations of contempt of court, arising out of remarks Sharif made about a court decision.
Should the Supreme Court find Sharif guilty of contempt of court, the prime minister would be disqualified from office and his government would fall.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9711/30/pakistan   (633 words)

  
 Prime Minister Urges Pakistan to Curb Population Growth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She reminded the Convention that Pakistan was one of the first countries to adopt family planning as a part of its development policy.
In her address to the Convention, Prime Minister Bhutto cautioned that the mere setting up of the group, although welcome, should not be considered an end in itself.
It is a means, according to the Prime Minister, towards achieving the desired objective of creating awareness among parliamentarians of the linkages between population and development.
www.un.org /popin/unfpa/taskforce/icpdnews/icpdnews9507/pakistan.asc.html   (319 words)

  
 Prime Minister of Pakistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Originally, the Prime Minister was given executive powers, which were later reduced as the power of the Governor General grew.
The power of the Prime Minister's office peaked in the late 1990s, with the removal of institutional check and balances, and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment and Fourteenth Amendmentss.
A new Prime Minister was appointed after much political wrangling, Zafarullah Khan Jamali who belongs to the PML-Q, a pro-Musharraf political party.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/prime_minister_of_pakistan   (931 words)

  
 Meeting between the Director-General of UNESCO and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr Zararullah Khan Jamali: UNESCO
The Director-General, for his part, commended Pakistan for its active participation in the debates of the 32nd session of the General Conference and for its re-election to the Executive Board of the Organization.
During the meeting, which was held in the presence of several ministers, the preparation of the forthcoming World Summit on the Information Society, the challenges of Education for All, and the prospects for political reconstruction in Afghanistan and in Iraq were discussed in detail.
Prime Minister Jamali, who will personally attend the Geneva session of the World Summit on the Information Society, particularly stressed the need for regular follow-up to its decisions.
portal.unesco.org /en/ev.php-URL_ID=17562&URL_DO=DO_PRINTPAGE&URL_SECTION=201.html   (360 words)

  
 Benazir Bhutto
First elected prime minister of Pakistan in 1988 at age 35, Bhutto became the youngest chief executive officer in the world and the first female prime minister in the Muslim world.
Although no longer prime minister, she is currently chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party and is considered an icon in the battle for democracy.
Prime Minister Bhutto will share the story of a life shaped in dramatic ways by political events of the last century.
www.iuf.indiana.edu /women/colloquium/bhutto.html   (261 words)

  
 Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, expresses support for war effort: 10/01   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The former prime minister made a point of supporting U.S. efforts to fight the Taliban and Pakistan's current military government's backing of the United States.
"Pakistan is divided in its approach to the 21st century," she said.
Allegations of corruption dogged Bhutto during both her stints as Pakistan's prime minister, from 1988 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 1996, and many charges await her and her family if she were to return to Pakistan.
news-service.stanford.edu /news/october24/bhutto-1024.html   (784 words)

  
 Press conference with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shaukat Aziz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pakistan is a country committed to peace in the region and in the world.
With Afghanistan, Iran and the whole region, Pakistan is engaged to promote the policy of peace, to promote economic cooperation and to promote the ability of that whole region to live with each other and to live in peace.
And I agree with what your Prime Minister was saying a moment or two ago, I think that the relationship is a lot better today, we want to see it make progress and India and Pakistan are two great countries, with an enormous contribution to make, both in the region and in the wider world.
www.pmo.gov.uk /output/Page8590.asp   (1381 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / World / Asia / New Pakistan prime minister takes office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain took the oath of office as prime minister Wednesday as part of a government transition hailed by Pakistan's military ruler as historic but derided by the opposition as an affront to democracy.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan --Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain took the oath of office as prime minister Wednesday as part of a government transition hailed by Pakistan's military ruler as historic but derided by the opposition as an affront to democracy.
The change in prime ministers was unlikely to alter Pakistan's commitment to either the U.S.-led war on terror or fledgling peace talks with nuclear rival India -- matters that are firmly in Musharraf's hands.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2004/06/30/new_pakistan_prime_minister_takes_office?mode=PF   (641 words)

  
 Prime Minister of Pakistan and homeopathy
A homeopathic delegate belonging from NWFP met with prime minister of Pakistan Mr.
The Prime Minister agreed to establish a research wing in NCH (National Council for Homeopathy) and allocated special grant for Research Center.
Prime Minister by principle agreed to provide house job in government hospitals for passed out homeopaths.
www.hpathy.com /homeopathyforums/forum_posts.asp?TID=2936&PN=1   (412 words)

  
 PAKISTAN MISSION TO THE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
thus the historic Pakistan Resolution, passed in Lahore on 23rd March 1940, became the charter of the Muslims' future.
The most outstanding among the latter was Pakistan's entry into the coveted nuclear club on May 28 last year, an event that did much to uplift the sagging hopes and diminishing morale of the nation.
Pakistan is as much their homeland as that of the ruling party.
www.un.int /pakistan/14990323a.html   (476 words)

  
 Aziz in China on mission to boost ties -DAWN - Top Stories; 15 December, 2004
The prime minister would fly to Shanghai, China's key industrial and commercial port city, they said, adding that apart from attending a string of formal meetings, he would lay the foundation stone of the consulate general of Pakistan.
From the airport, the prime minister's motorcade headed straight for the Diaoyutai state guest house, for no formal meetings were scheduled for the day.
The prime minister referred to the Chinese support in the growth and development in Pakistan and said the Chinese companies' investments here were increasing and the two-way trade and investment ties were on the rise.
www.dawn.com /2004/12/15/top4.htm   (592 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Moderate Musharraf loyalist elected Pakistan's new prime minister
Minister's poll triumph puts him in line to be Pakistan's next PM
Pakistan's new parliament elected Zafarullah Khan Jamali, a moderate known for his unswerving loyalty to the military regime, as prime minister yesterday.
He recently awarded himself the power to sack the new prime minister and dissolve parliament.
www.guardian.co.uk /pakistan/Story/0,2763,845017,00.html   (397 words)

  
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Prime Minister in his presentation concerning SAARC related issues mentioned several proposals that India has put forward for consideration at the forthcoming SAARC summit in Dhaka.
In addition, Prime Minister also mentioned certain other areas like the possibility of pooling our resources together in terms of our energy requirements, the setting up of some kind of regional energy grid which could be considered by the countries of the region.
Answer: Prime Minister very clearly recalled the assurance contained in the January 6th Joint Statement between India and Pakistan, specifically referring to the assurance given by Pakistan that no territory under the control of Pakistan would be utilized for any cross border terrorism.
meaindia.nic.in /pressbriefing/2004/11/24pb01.htm   (2945 words)

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