President Alvi dissolves National Assembly on PM Imran’s advice – No Confidence

President Arif Albi on Sunday dissolved the National Assembly under Article 58 of the Constitution on the recommendation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

“President Dr. Arif Albi of Pakistan has approved the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Pakistan to dissolve the National Assembly in accordance with Articles 58(1) and 48(1) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.” According to a statement issued by the Office of the President

Hours later, the Cabinet Secretariat issued a notice stating that Imran Khan “immediately ceases to serve as Prime Minister of Pakistan.”

Notice, a copy is provided as follows. Serb.comRead: “As a result of the dissolution of the National Assembly by the President of Pakistan, in accordance with Article 58(1) together with Article 48(1) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, SRO no. 487(1)/2022 of the Secretariat of the National Assembly, 3 April 2022, Imran Khan Prime Minister Imran Khan Niazi took effect immediately and resigned as Prime Minister of Pakistan.”

Prime Minister Imran said in a speech to the nation this morning that he had advised the president to “dissolve the assembly.”

Article 58 stipulates that “the President shall dissolve the National Assembly upon the recommendation of the Prime Minister, and the National Assembly shall be dissolved 48 hours after the Prime Minister’s recommendation, unless dissolved sooner.”

The Prime Minister’s announcement comes shortly after Parliamentary Vice-Chairman Qasim Suri, who chaired today’s meeting, dismissed a resolution of no confidence in Prime Minister Imran Khan before the vote, which violated Article 5 of the Constitution. To the State is a basic duty of every citizen.

The decision comes after intelligence minister Fawad Chaudhry urged the House of Representatives to reject a resolution of no confidence in the prime minister. Committee.

Citing the ‘threatening letter’ from Pakistan’s ambassador demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Imran from abroad, the government argues that the consent to no confidence in the prime minister is a ‘foreign-funded conspiracy’.

Meanwhile, the military distanced itself from the country’s political development. “The military has nothing to do with the political process,” said Babar Iftikhar, head of military public relations. Reuters In response to questions about the agency’s involvement in Sunday’s development.

Prime Minister Imran said in a speech on the same day, “Congratulations on the rejection of the no-confidence bill.” [and] foreign conspiracies”.

The prime minister said he had received messages from many concerned people, adding that “treason” was being perpetrated in front of the country. “I want to say”Gabrana Nahi Hai‘ (it’s okay). God is watching Pakistan.”

He said he sent advice to the president to dissolve Congress, adding that Democrats must be open to the public and hold elections so the people can decide who wants to take power.

Prime Minister Imran said “billions of rupees” used to “buy” parliamentary votes would be wasted.

“Prepare for elections. Corrupt forces will not determine the future of the country. Once Parliament is dissolved, the process for the next election and governing government will begin,” he added.

Shortly thereafter, Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry said the Prime Minister’s advice to dissolve the National Assembly had been directed to President Arif Alvi in ​​accordance with Article 58 of the Constitution.

In a separate tweet, he said the cabinet had been dissolved while Prime Minister Imran remained in power under Article 224 of the Constitution, which relates to elections and by-elections.

According to the article, after the dissolution of the NA, the president appoints an administrative prime minister in consultation with the prime minister and opposition leaders.

In addition, “If the National Assembly or the provincial assembly is dissolved, the general election of the National Assembly members must be held within 90 days after dissolution, and the election results must be announced within 14 days at the latest. Conclusion of the opinion poll”

The PM will provide an explanation of the NA procedure.

“I want to explain what happened in North America because the opposition still doesn’t understand it,” Prime Minister Imran said in a conversation with party officials that afternoon. [what has happened].”

He said at the National Security Council (NSC) meeting that he “made it clear” that the no-confidence bill was subject to foreign interference.

At the NSC meeting attended by all security ministers, the prime minister said that transcripts and transcripts of conversations and transcripts of talks between former US Ambassador to Pakistan Assad Majid and US Assistant Secretary of State for Central and South Asia, Donald Lu, were released to the public. (Consent of no confidence) It was a plan made abroad where Pakistan’s internal politics were involved,” he said.

The prime minister claims that US embassy officials have questioned whether they also need to meet with PTI dissidents. He argued that the meeting was part of a no-confidence vote for him.

“If the state’s highest security agency confirms it (conspiracy) then the next NA procedure and number [MNAs] It had nothing to do with it.”

Rashid wants to disband the Punjab, KP assembly as well.

Sheikh Rashid, head of the Awami Muslim League, said at a press conference in Islamabad that Punjab and Khyber Paktunk and local councils also hoped to be dissolved, but the prime minister had not yet decided on the matter.

Rashid added that he proposed to impose an emergency rule on the prime minister, but was ignored because the highest court would have rejected such action. He said it was his wish for the general election to be held after the summer solstice.

Meanwhile, Information and Broadcasting Minister Faruk Habib said a new election would be held within 90 days.

Minister of Information Chaudhry, who spoke shortly after the start of the NA meeting earlier today, said that loyalty to the state is a basic duty of every citizen under Article 5(1). He repeated the prime minister’s previous claims that there was a foreign conspiracy behind the move to overthrow the government.

“On March 7th, our ambassador to Korea was invited to a meeting attended by representatives of other countries. At the meeting, I heard that an objection against Prime Minister Imran was submitted,” he said. Untrustworthy movement.

“I’ve heard that relations with Pakistan depend on the success of the no-confidence bill. If the no-confidence plan fails, Pakistan’s road will be very difficult. This is an operation for regime change by foreign governments,” he insisted.

The minister questioned how this could be allowed and urged the vice-chairman to decide the constitutionality of the no-confidence measure.

Suri, who presided over the session after the opposition, unexpectedly submitted a no-confidence bill to Assad Kaiser, noting that it was submitted on March 8 and that it should be in accordance with the law and the Constitution. “No foreign power can overthrow an elected government through a conspiracy,” he added, adding that the claims made by the minister are “valid.”

He rejected the proposal, finding it “contrary” to the law, constitution and rules. The session took place later.