Prime Ministerial candidate for the Pakistan Muslim-League-Qaid (PML-Q) party, Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, gestures as he speaks during an interview with an unseen AFP correspondent in Lahore on February 14, 2008. The PML-Q's candidate to be prime minister if it wins the polls, Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, says the reason for the absence of Musharraf in their campaigning materials was simply to keep in line with the law."Under the constitution the president is above politics, and nobody can use his name, his photograph. This doesn't mean we have left him," Elahi told AFP in an interview at his imposing Lahore family home. AFP PHOTO/Arif ALI (Photo credit should read ARIFALI/AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani origin England delegation call on CM Chaudhry Parvez Elahi
Lahore, December 04:
Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi met with a Pakistani origin delegation coming from England and the delegation comprised former polo players, coaches and IT experts. Matters of mutual interest, promotion of polo sport in Punjab and information technology were discussed during the meeting. CM Parvez Elahi apprised that all possible steps are being taken for the promotion of information technology in Punjab adding that people can easily avail 30 government services through ‘‘Go Punjab App’’ by sitting at their homes. The Chief Minister stated that we would welcome IT experts coming from foreign countries in Punjab. He maintained that information technology is a durable route to attain fastest progress across the globe during current period of time. CM stated that we intend to provide opportunities to the young promising polo players to move ahead in Punjab adding that polo is a nice sport and young players will be persuaded as well as encouraged to excel in this sport. Information Technology Expert Fatima Mazhar disclosed that more IT projects will be introduced in Pakistan after Careem and Cap-Tracking and vowed to introduce latest information technology facilities in Punjab. Haseeb Minhas eulogised CM Parvez Elahi as a visionary leader as he has devoted himself to serve the masses. Omer Minhas acknowledged that politics of CM Parvez Elahi is focused on rendering public service instead of attaining power and authority. The delegation comprised former coaches of Pakistan’s Polo Team Omar Minhas, Haseeb Minhas, IT Expert Fatima Mazhar and Farasat Ali Chattha.