Opposition tabled a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister
86 members sign no-confidence motion, request to convene National Assembly
ISLAMABAD: Opposition parties have tabled a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
86 members have signed a no-confidence motion, request to convene National Assembly.
Opposition parties have tabled a no-confidence motion in the National Assembly seeking the removal of Prime Minister Imran Khan from office.
Opposition leaders reached Parliament House to file a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister in the National Assembly Secretariat.
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The leaders included PML-N chief Ayaz Sadiq, Saad Rafique, Maryam Aurangzeb, Rana Sanaullah, Shazia Murree from PPP, Naveed Qamar, Shahida Akhtar Ali, and Alia Kamran from JUI.
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The no-confidence motion has been submitted to Additional Secretary National Assembly Muhammad Mushtaq with the signatures of 86 members, including members of PML-N, PPP, and ANP.
Earlier, a meeting of the parliamentary party was held under the chairmanship of PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif in which the PML-N members signed a no-confidence motion.
Meanwhile, the PML-N also decided to send a delegation to the PPP’s D-Chowk meeting. The delegation will include Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif and Maryam Aurangzeb who will attend the meeting.
PML-N spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb has said that all the signatures required for the no-confidence motion are available, it is most important for Imran Khan to go home.
Opposition leaders claim that the no-confidence motion will get more than 172 votes
Leaders of PML-N, JUI, and PPP in a joint press conference announced the submission of the no-confidence motion and expressed hope for its success, and claimed that more than 172 members are with them.
No-Confidence Motion against the Prime Minister:
PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif has said that we had a consultation yesterday in which it was unanimously agreed that the PTI government drowned the economy of the country, inflation, and unemployment in the country increased immensely, which everyone is fed up with today.
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Replying to a journalist’s question, Shahbaz Sharif said that after the victory of the no-confidence motion, the Prime Minister and the united opposition would take a joint decision regarding the upcoming elections.
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