Politics reaches fever pitch as Buzdar resigns in favour of Elahi, BAP crosses over to opposition – No Confidence

Incumbent Pakistan’s Terik-i-Insaf (PTI) announced on Monday that it had announced PML-Q leader Chaudry Pervaiz Ellahi as Punjab’s prime minister after incumbent Usman Buzdar resigned.

It was announced in a message on Twitter by Shahbaz Gill, the Prime Minister’s political communications adviser.

Later, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib, confirmed that Buzdar had expressed his intention to resign to the prime minister.

Habib also said that PML-Q has decided to support the government in a resolution of no confidence submitted by the joint opposition to Prime Minister Imran.

PML-Q also confirmed the situation through a statement that a party leader led by Elahi had called PM Imran.

According to the statement, Elahi told PM Imran at the meeting “I will measure according to your standards” and promised the Prime Minister full cooperation with PML-Q.

“As an alliance, we will serve the country together,” Elahi said in a statement.

The big step came less than an hour after the opposition officially announced a resolution of no confidence in Prime Minister Imran in the National Assembly.

Meanwhile, PML-Q leader Tariq Basheer Cheema geography newsHe has resigned from the federal cabinet and said he will support the opposition in a no-confidence vote.

There is a copy of his resignation letter. Serb.com“The government’s failure to bring stability to democratic institutions and address serious governance issues has been constrained from submitting immediate resignations,” Cheema said.[s] in the province”.

BAP goes to the opposition.

Nawabjada Mir Khalid Khan Maksi, the floor leader of the Balochistan Awami Party, holds a press conference with opposition leaders in Islamabad. — Photo courtesy of Bilawal House Media Cell

In the afternoon, the government’s key ally, the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) announced that it had “accepted the invitation of the opposition.” The announcement was made by BAP’s parliamentary leader Nawabzada Mir Khalid Khan Magsi at a press conference along with opposition leaders Shehbaz Sharif, Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Asif Ali Zardari.

Magsi said his party reached the conclusion of joining the opposition after consultations with the opposition “because it has come with new goals after the bitter experiences of the past.”

“We wanted the state to be dealt with in a new way,” he lamented, “Baluchistan was stripped.” He said the BAP decided to support the opposition because the party wanted the local problem to be solved.

When asked during a question-and-answer session who ordered the overthrow of Balochistan’s PML-N government in 2018, Maksi was noticeably angry with the reporter.

“At whose direction are you asking this question?” He counterattacked. “Why are you scared, don’t you name the army? Ask me if I did it according to the military instructions. And if I did it, then what? I did it. Is it a sin? It’s the Indian Army’s orders. I will.”

“The environment is good now,” Magsi said, although history is full of “many strange situations.” “You do not forgive them when they are around, and you do not forgive them when they intervene. It is my request to leave them. [alone] for several hours.”

PTI Delegation Meets MQM-P Leader

Meanwhile, a “high-level” delegation from the ruling PTI met with the leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) at the residence of Minister of Technology and Communications Aminul Haque in the Parliament Lodge.

According to a statement issued by MQM-P, the PTI delegation consists of Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister of Planning and Development Asad Umar, Defense Minister Pervez Khattak, Governor Imran Ismail Sindh, and Maritime Minister Ali Zaidi.

At MQM-P, party leaders Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Amir Khan Wasim Akhtar, Attorney General Farogh Naseem, Khawaja Izharul Hassan, Kishwer Zehra, Kanwar Naveed Jameel and Sadiq Iftikhar attended the meeting.

Resolution of no confidence in Buzdar

Earlier today, a delegation of high-ranking parliamentarians submitted a no-confidence agreement to Buzdar with Punjab Provincial Parliamentary Minister Muhammad Khan Bhatti. The clerk added that he would confirm that the consent had been submitted and that he would present it to the Chairman of the General Assembly in accordance with the rules and regulations.

“House Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi will take action on motions and requests of no confidence. [notice] According to the Constitution and the law,” he said.

A copy of the notice of request is provided as follows: SerbSigned by PML-N leaders Rana Mashhood, Samiullah Khan, Mian Naseer and more.

Official handouts issued by the state legislature said 127 lawmakers had signed a no-confidence bill against Buzdar and 120 had signed a notice of request.

Mashhood said in a video that “the constitution requires the signatures of 74 lawmakers to ask for a state legislative session,” Buzdar added, adding that once a no-confidence measure is submitted, the legislature cannot be dissolved.


Additional reports by Umar Farooq, Nadir Gurmani and Qazi Hassan.

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