Prime minister http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27112/all en Jordan palace chief in talks with MPs to choose PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/jordan-palace-chief-talks-mps-choose-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jordan's King Abdullah II on Monday tasked his chief of staff to begin consultations with newly elected MPs on a "new mechanism" to choose the next prime minister as part of a democratisation drive.</p> <p>"The king has entrusted royal court chief Fayez Tarawneh to begin consultations with the lower house of parliament as a new mechanism to choose the prime minster and launch the experiment of parliamentary governments," a palace statement said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/jordan-palace-chief-talks-mps-choose-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fayez Government Prime minister AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:45:19 +0000 5752465 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK FROM FEB 19 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/reuters-world-news-outlook-feb-19 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19</p> <p>ATHENS - French President Francois Hollande to meet Greek President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.</p> <p>MOSCOW - The Arab Cooperation Forum. Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari to attend.</p> <p>MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin meets Jordan's King Abdullah.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130219/reuters-world-news-outlook-feb-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Government Prime minister Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:00:04 +0000 5759591 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP 0500 GMT News Advisory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/afp-0500-gmt-news-advisory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Duty Editor: Preeti Jha Tel: +852 2829 6211</p> <p>-- TOP STORIES --</p> <p>+ China president calls for 'great renaissance'</p> <p>+ Cyprus president defends painful bailout</p> <p>+ Pope Francis holds first prayer address</p> <p>+ Zimbabwe vote count after constitution poll</p> <p>China-politics-Congress,2ndlead-WRAP</p> <p>BEIJING</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130317/afp-0500-gmt-news-advisory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Benjamin Netanyahu Human Interest Politics Prime minister AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 06:45:56 +0000 5785801 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318-7 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Syria opposition meets in Turkey to elect prime minister: AFP</p> <p>ser/ck/lc</p> Prime minister AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:01:54 +0000 5786567 at http://www.globalpost.com PM for mobilizing resources to ensure sustainable economic development http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/pm-mobilizing-resources-ensure-sustainable-economic-development <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso Friday emphasized the need to reduce reliance on external financial assistance and mobilize internal resources to ensure sustainable economic development in the country. The Prime Minister made these observations while reviewing the current revenue situation during a briefing given to him by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) at the Prime Minister’s Secretariat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/pm-mobilizing-resources-ensure-sustainable-economic-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federal Board of Revenue Prime minister Prime Minister Taxation in Pakistan Technology Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 14:46:43 +0000 Asianet 5803827 at http://www.globalpost.com CMs’ asked to create conducive environment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/cms-asked-create-conducive-environment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Chief Minister Punjab Najam Sethi,Chief Minister Sindh Zahid Qurban Alvi, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice (Retd) Tariq Parvez and Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Ghous Buksh Barozai met Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso at Prime Minister's House Friday evening.</p><P>In the hour-long meeting, they discussed threadbare various issues relating to the forthcoming general elections.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/cms-asked-create-conducive-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Pakistani politicians Prime minister Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 15:01:14 +0000 Asianet 5803875 at http://www.globalpost.com Filing of large number of nomination papers reflects great public interest: PM http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/filing-large-number-nomination-papers-reflects-great-public-interest-pm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Caretaker Prime Minister Justice ® Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Friday said that filing of nomination papers in large numbers by the prospective candidates is an encouraging trend and a testimony of the faith that the people have in the democratic process.</p><P>In his opening remarks at the maiden federal cabinet meeting, the Prime Minister said that the first phase of filing of nomination papers has completed smoothly and the enthusiasm in the election process showed by people and the candidates is quite commendable.</p><P>He said the government has limited resources but with a will and deter</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/filing-large-number-nomination-papers-reflects-great-public-interest-pm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Social Issues Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:34:44 +0000 Asianet 5807921 at http://www.globalpost.com PM Prime Minister for close liaison for security during general elections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/pm-prime-minister-close-liaison-security-during-general-elections <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister Justice R Mir Hazar Khan Khoso has directed the Ministry of Interior to keep close liaison with provincial governments to ensure a conducive environment for holding of free, fair and transparent elections in the country.</p><P>The Prime Minister was talking to Minister for Interior Maj R Malik Habib Khan who called on him at the PM’s House on Monday.</p><P>The Prime Minister urged the Ministry of Interior to enhance intelligence sharing with provincial governments and preempt any untoward incidents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/pm-prime-minister-close-liaison-security-during-general-elections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Interior ministry Prime minister Prime Minister Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:11:37 +0000 Asianet 5808449 at http://www.globalpost.com PM directs interior ministry for close liaison with provincial governments http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/pm-directs-interior-ministry-close-liaison-provincial-governments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister Justice retired Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Monday directed the Ministry of Interior to keep close liaison with provincial governments to ensure a conducive environment for holding of free, fair and transparent elections in the country.</p><P>The Prime Minister urged the Ministry of Interior to enhance intelligence sharing with provincial governments and pre-empt any untoward incident.</p><P>The Prime Minister gave this directive during a meeting with Minister for Interior Malik Habib Khan who called on him at the PM’s House.</p><P>The Prime Minister said the sole objective of t</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/pm-directs-interior-ministry-close-liaison-provincial-governments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Government Interior ministry Labor Law Prime minister Prime Minister Technology Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 07:19:00 +0000 Asianet 5810242 at http://www.globalpost.com PM for immediate measures to improve power situation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/pm-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Water &amp; Power to take immediate measures to improve power situation and use all available resources to ensure power generation is optimized so that minimum load shedding is carried out in the country.</p><P>This direction was given by the Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing a high level meeting to review the power generation plants in the country.</p><P>The meeting was called to discuss power situation in the country after the Prime Minister took cognizance of reports of excessive load shedding in the country</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/pm-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Demand response Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:46:52 +0000 Asianet 5810816 at http://www.globalpost.com Power PM directs immediate measures to improve power situation in the country http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-country <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Water andamp; Power to take immediate measures to improve power situation and use all available resources to ensure power generation is optimized so that minimum load shedding is carried out in the country.</p><P>This direction was given by the Prime Minister Justice Retd Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing a high level meeting to review the power generation plants in the country.</p><P>The meeting was called to discuss power situation in the country after the Prime Minister took cognizance of reports of excessive load shedding in the country, a</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Demand response Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:02:46 +0000 Asianet 5811193 at http://www.globalpost.com Power PM directs immediate measures to improve power situation in the country http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-count-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Prime Minister has directed the Ministry of Water &amp; Power to take immediate measures to improve power situation and use all available resources to ensure power generation is optimized so that minimum load shedding is carried out in the country.</p><P>This direction was given by the Prime Minister Justice Retd Mir Hazar Khan Khoso while chairing a high level meeting to review the power generation plants in the country.</p><P>The meeting was called to discuss power situation in the country after the Prime Minister took cognizance of reports of excessive load shedding in the country, appe</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130411/power-pm-directs-immediate-measures-improve-power-situation-the-count-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Demand response Prime minister Prime Minister Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Asianet Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:32:14 +0000 Asianet 5812392 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt justice minister resigns ahead of reshuffle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/egypt-justice-minister-resigns-ahead-reshuffle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's Justice Minister Ahmed Mekki resigned on Sunday ahead of a cabinet reshuffle in which he was expected to be replaced, state media reported.</p> <p>President Mohamed Morsi had said on Saturday he would order the reshuffle "soon," after months of pressure by opposition groups that demand an overhaul of the government before dropping a boycott of parliamentary elections.</p> <p>Egyptian media had reported that Mekki would be one of the ministers replaced in the shake up, which a presidential aide told AFP would affect up to eight ministries, including "important ones."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/egypt-justice-minister-resigns-ahead-reshuffle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Prime minister Technology Titles AFP Sun, 21 Apr 2013 12:45:32 +0000 5821518 at http://www.globalpost.com Egypt justice minister resigns ahead of reshuffle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/egypt-justice-minister-resigns-ahead-reshuffle-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Egypt's Justice Minister Ahmed Mekki resigned on Sunday, ahead of a cabinet reshuffle in which he was expected to be replaced, the cabinet said.</p> <p>"Justice Minister Ahmed Mekki resigned this morning and will remain in his post until a new minister is appointed as part of the reshuffle," cabinet spokesman Alaa al-Hadidi said.</p> <p>President Mohamed Morsi had said on Saturday he would order the reshuffle "soon," after months of pressure by opposition groups which demand an overhaul of the government before dropping a boycott of parliamentary elections.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/egypt-justice-minister-resigns-ahead-reshuffle-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabinet shuffle Politics Prime minister Titles AFP Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:31:10 +0000 5821625 at http://www.globalpost.com Egyptian PM says to reshuffle cabinet today or tomorrow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130507/egypt-reshuffle-11-ministers-including-oil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil said a reshuffle of the cabinet would include 11 ministers and be announced later on Monday or on Tuesday.</p> <p>President Mohamed Mursi announced on April 20 that he would reshuffle a cabinet widely criticized by economists for failing to revive an economy hit by more than two years of political turmoil.</p> <p>(Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Janet Lawrence)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> Cabinet shuffle Prime minister Titles Thomson Reuters Tue, 07 May 2013 14:30:29 +0000 5832461 at http://www.globalpost.com