After the longest week in Pakistani political history, the parliamentary session to decide the whereabouts of Prime Minister Imran Khan is currently underway.
The session began with the reading of the Holy Quran, chaired by Asad Qaiser, the NA Chairman.
Prime Minister no-confidence vote today’s schedule And, as directed by the Supreme Court, the meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. Earlier this week, the Supreme Court overruled Vice-Chairman Qasim Suri’s decision to dismiss the parliament’s dissolution and allegations of no confidence in the Prime Minister on April 3.
Lawmakers began arriving at the Capitol ahead of the meeting, and television footage showed strict security measures in place in the capital. The United Opposition also held a parliamentary group meeting chaired by PML-N Chairman Shebaz Sharif.
For the opposition party to oust the prime minister through a no-confidence bill, it will need at least 172 support out of a total of 342 votes.
Despite the impression that the PTI lost a majority in the House of Representatives, the ruling party is still adamant that it will not leave the field open to the opposition and has vowed to make them as difficult as possible, even if they do create obstacles. Interfere with the election of opposition candidate Shehbaz Sharif in the voting process or as new leader of the House of Representatives.
Prime Minister Imran presided over a meeting of the party’s floor delegation on Friday, ahead of the meeting.
Meanwhile, Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry said the government would submit to Congress a “threatening” cable, or its contents, containing evidence of a foreign conspiracy against the government and ask speakers to discuss the matter.
speaking ari news On Friday night, he thought a no-confidence vote was on the agenda, but not today. He said the SC directed the vote at a meeting convened on April 9, but that doesn’t mean they have to be on the same date.
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The joint opposition party, primarily the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) and the PPP, submitted a motion of no confidence to the prime minister on March 8 to the NA Secretariat.
In the days that followed, the country’s political landscape was buzzing with activity as parties and individuals changed alliances and the PTI and opposition parties traded barbs and claims along with bolstered efforts to ensure success in a contest of no confidence.
Eventually, the main allies of the ruling PTI, the Balochistan Awami Party and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan, left the government to join the opposition, resulting in Prime Minister Imran losing his majority in the House of Representatives.
Additionally, more than a dozen anti-PTI MNAs have already disclosed their criticism of government policy, indicating that they can support the opposition’s no-confidence bill at the cost of disqualification from NA membership.
PTI in favor of PML-Q’s Chaudhry secured support from one of its key allies, the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), following Usman Buzdar’s resignation as Prime Minister of Punjab. Pervaiz Elahi, announced by the ruling party as the new regional chief executive candidate.
However, one of the many twists of the story came when PM Imran claimed that he had evidence of a “foreign conspiracy” to overthrow his government. At a rally at the PTI on March 27, the prime minister pulled a piece of paper from his pocket and waved at the crowd, claiming it was evidence of an “international conspiracy” to overthrow his government.
PTI accused the opposition of being part of a foreign conspiracy and tried to turn the tide in their favor by disclosing some details of its “threat letter” to journalists and lawmakers.
Separately, the National Assembly finally convened on April 3 to vote on a bill of no confidence in the Prime Minister after several delays. In a “surprising” move, the opposition submitted a similar motion to the chairperson, which resulted in the vice-chairperson chairing the session.
However, the PTI will prove to be five steps ahead of the opposition after Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry spoke about the order citing Article 5 of the order. A constitution obligating all citizens to be loyal to the state.
Minutes after the chaos broke out, Prime Minister Imran appeared on TV, advising the president to dissolve the House of Representatives and urging the people to prepare for new elections.
The government’s move was also effectively notified of the decision of Pakistani Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Vice-Chairman, that the Supreme Court must comply with all orders and actions issued by the Prime Minister and the President regarding the dissolution of the National Assembly. court order. Meanwhile, the opposition also submitted a petition asking for the legitimacy of Suuri’s ruling.
Following the five-day marathon hearing, the court heard the claims of the government and opposition parties. At the same time, the PTI started preparing for the next general election, claiming that there was a foreign conspiracy behind the no-confidence bill.
On Thursday night, the Supreme Court overruled Suri’s ruling and the president’s dissolution of Parliament on the advice of the prime minister in a historic ruling, with all five judges unanimously voting 5-0.
The court’s verdict also restored the positions of the prime minister and cabinet, and ordered the plenary session of the National Assembly to be reconvened by 10:30 am on Saturday (today). It is the position that the session cannot proceed without a resolution of no confidence in Prime Minister Imran.