Nuggets from the Urdu press

These nuggets are culled from the Urdu press. They are summarised here without comment. Absurd or ridiculous, tft takes no responsibility for them.

Nuggets from the Urdu press

Offer open

According to Daily Jang (16 December 2019), PM Imran Khan was quoted as saying that Pakistan would be willing to help in resolving disputes in the Middle East through talks. This was in the context of his visit to Saudi Arabia.

House rules

Analyst Hassan Nisar, according to Daily Jang (16 December 2019), is of the view that if change takes place “in-house” then that House is in God’s hands (In-House tabdeeli aai tou House ka bhee Allah hee Hafiz hai).

Muftis strike back

Daily Express (21 December 2019) informed its readers that honoured muftis (Muftiyan-e-Karaam) held the opinion that the decision in the Musharraf treason case was against Shariah.


Daily Dunya (22 December 2019) reported that CM Usman Buzdar had announced a big package for Taunsa and that he would deliver on it. He was further quoted as saying that he would not make excuses on this count (bahanay nahin banaein ge).


According to Daily Express (22 December 2019), Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed is of the view that from Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to Nawaz Sharif, all politicians were products of martial law. He further added that those trying to weaken PM Imran Khan or cause conflict between institutions would remain unsuccessful.