[QODLink]
Asia

Pakistan FM backs parliament over fate of PM

Hina Rabbani Khar says only MPs can decide fate of Raja Parvez Ashraf after supreme court orders his arrest.
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2013 16:57

Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan's foreign minister, has spoken to Al Jazeera's James Bays about the political instability in the country.

Khar says only parliament can decide the fate of the prime minister, after courts issued an arrest warrant for him.

She also discusses the recent march against government corruption headed by Pakistani-Canadian cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri.

48

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
Featured on Al Jazeera
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Featured
US drones in Pakistan have killed thousands since 2004. How have leaders defended or decried these deadly planes?
Residents count the cost of violence after black American teenager shot dead by white Missouri police officer.
EU's poorest member state is struggling to cope with an influx of mostly war-weary Syrian refugees.
Study says tipping point reached as poachers kill 7 percent of African elephants annually; birth rate is 5 percent.
Zimbabwe's leader given rotating chairmanship of 15-member nation bloc a year after he won disputed presidential polls.
join our mailing list