PPL MANAGING DIRECTOR S. M. RAZA CONCEDED before the
Senate Committee "lady doctor was molested in Sui Hospital".
Raza gave a detail and horrifying presentation.
(PPP Senator Rukhsana Zuberi who is also a member of
senate committee and currently probing the matter, disclosed)
"We have to deploy COMMANDOS ON TRAIN in Sindh
and Balochistan provinces this is now must in the light of increasing
bomb blasts on railway tracks."
(Inspector General of Pakistan Railways police said
after chairing a high level meeting in Lahore)
"The land locked state NEPAL was completely cut
off from the rest of the world and Pakistan was monitoring the situation
(Pakistani national daily Dawn reported quoting a
senior Pakistani foreign officer after Nepalese King sacked Nepalese
government and declaring emergency)
"WE ARE RE-BRANDING PAKISTAN to reflect its true
potential to the world as economy was set to attain a growth rate of
eight percent in next three years as against 7 percent today and 6.4
percent last year."
(Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz observed while speaking
as the chief guest at a dinner hosted in honor of the delegates
attending the Expo-2005)
"I DON'T THINK ANYBODY THINKS that the unelected
mullahs who run that regime are a good thing for the Iranian people or
for the region. I think our European allies agree that the Iranian
regime is human rights behavior and its behavior toward its own
population is something to be loathed."
(Condoleezza Rice, US Secretary of State)
"THERE IS AN INCREASING FEAR IN SAUDI ARABIA,
the western companies may have decided against doing business in Saudi
Arabia until the political situation becomes clearer."
(Reuters quoting Charles Keville, a director in the
crisis management team of Aon Corporation, the world's second largest
"BUSH'S WORDS WERE A REPETITION OF HIS FORMER
GROUNDLESS CLAIMS AND ACCUSATIONS. He talked about some issues that are
not related to the current situation while closed his eyes on realities
(Remarked Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid
Reza Asefi, a report carried out by the Iranian official news agency)
"EVERYONE KNOWS THAT SYRIA IS COOPERATING IN
FIGHTING TERRORISM, but the definition of terrorism cannot be selective
and based on ideology and politics."
(Syrian Information Minister Mehdi Dakhlallah said
while rejecting the US accusations on Al Jazeera Arab satellite
"THE GOVERNMENT OF SAUDI ARABIA can demonstrate
its leadership in the region by expanding the role of its people in
determining their future."
(Abdul Aziz Al Fayez of the appointed consultative
"WE HAVE TO GET OUT AND PROVE WE CAN WALK
WHEREVER WE WANT TO. We have to prove there is no such thing as a
'no-go' area for American troops out here. All too often we see
Americans riding around in armored vehicles or running away when they
get shot at. It sends the wrong message and makes the insurgents think
we're scared of them."
(Gulf News quoting Soldiers in 82nd, from rank and
file privates to senior officers, as criticizing military planners,
accused them of undermining the war effort in order to avoid high US
casualties. The only way to do this is to send soldiers out, on foot,
into the street, he added)
"WE KNOW THIS FROM OUR OWN SOURCES that Indian
government has deliberately slowed down its pace and attributes it to
"some hawks" in the Ministry of External Affairs. But neither
President Pervez Musharraf nor I have given up hope despite many
Pakistanis blaming us for having been taken for a ride once again.
(An Indian journalist Kuldip Nayr in his article
published by the Gulf News quoted Pakistani Foreign Minister Khurshid
Kasuri as saying)
"THOSE WHO ARE COMING TO PAKISTAN for the first
time are perhaps still in a state of shock because the impression they
may have had before coming here has entirely changed."
(Prime Minister of Pakistan observed while talking to
the foreign delegates at Expo-05)
"IN THIS NEW CENTURY, millions of people in the
world's poorest countries remain imprisoned, enslaved and in chains.
They are trapped in the prison of poverty. It is time to set them
(Nelson Mandela, former South African President and
Nobel Peace Prize winner said while addressing a rally at Trafalgar
Square, London adding that 'like slavery and apartheid, poverty is also
not natural'. It is man-made and it can be eradicated by the actions of