Imran Khan Barred from Politics for 5 Years
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan has been barred from politics for five years by the Lahore High Court. The court ruled that Khan was guilty of contempt of court for violating its orders during his protests against the government earlier this year. Khan has vowed to appeal the decision.
Anwarul Haq Kakar Sworn in as Caretaker Prime Minister. Senator Anwarul Haq Kakar has been sworn in as Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister. Kakar, a close aide to President Arif Alvi, will serve for the next 90 days until a new government is elected.
Pakistan Security Forces Kill 2 in Attack on Chinese Convoy. Pakistani security forces have killed two militants in an attack on a Chinese convoy in Balochistan province. The attack, which took place on August 14, killed one Chinese national and injured two others. The Balochistan Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the attack.
Pakistan Prepares for General Election.
Pakistan is preparing for a general election to be held within the next 90 days. The election will be the first since Imran Khan was ousted from power in April. The main contenders for the premiership are Shehbaz Sharif, the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).
These are just a few of the latest political news updates from Pakistan. The country is facing a number of challenges, including political instability, economic crisis, and security threats. It remains to be seen how the new government will be able to address these challenges.