PAKISTAN NEWS DIGEST - A Selected Summary of News, Views and Trends from Pakistani Media
15 September 2023
This is exactly what the politicians and analysts across the board had predicted when it was decided that the upcoming general elections will take place as per the new census and not on the basis of the 2017 census. [...] Instead, the years since then have seen the resurgence of the TTP, and now, Daesh, which is believed to be behind the attack on the JUI-F rally. [...] The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) celebrated the day of dissolution of the PDM government as thanksgiving and criticized the performance of the outgoing government. [...] Describing the events of 9 May as the worst abuse of the country, the premier said that it was a rebellion against the state, the army and the army chief. [...] The judicial powers given to the executives are from the British times, and if it is removed it clips the powers of the district administration.