All day long drama about distrust against Imran

All day long drama about distrust against Imran

The session of the Parliament of Pakistan will be held at 10:30 am local time as per the order of the Supreme Court. After a while, it was postponed till 12:30 pm. The session was adjourned again to sit or not to sit. Thus, after three adjournments, the session started after Iftar. However, the vote of no-confidence against the Prime Minister Imran Khan was not announced. Pause again. The speaker said that the session will be held at 9.30 pm. News from Dawn and Geo News

Thus, all day on Saturday, there was a lot of drama in the lower house of Pakistan’s parliament, the National Assembly, over the no-confidence motion against Imran. Despite the order of the Supreme Court, the motion of no-confidence has to be addressed in this session.

All day long drama about distrust against Imran

Opposition lawmakers have repeatedly accused the adjournment session of delaying the vote. The situation is such that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb warned, “Don’t forget, if there is no vote, it will be disobeying the order of the Supreme Court.” The speaker will be sentenced to three years in prison and will be disqualified for five years. Miriam demanded a vote today (Saturday).

A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial unanimously ruled on Thursday that the National Assembly would convene at 10:30 am on Saturday to vote on the no-confidence motion against Imran. According to him, Imran’s fateful session was also held on time. It was presided over by Speaker Asad Kaiser. The session begins with the recitation of the Holy Quran. However, Imran Khan was not present in the session till the adjournment in the first phase.

Number four on the agenda of the session was the vote on the no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister. All the lawmakers of the opposition parties took part in this important session. Initially, some lawmakers from the PTI (Imran’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) -led coalition were seen. Later their presence continues to increase.

Sessions full of drama

Citing relevant sources, influential Pakistani media reported that the session was deliberately postponed. Ministers of the Imran Khan government tried to lengthen their speeches during the session. At the beginning of the session, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi was instructed by the Prime Minister to deliver a three-hour speech. The commotion started while he was giving his speech. In this situation, the Speaker adjourned the session.

On the other hand, the lawmakers of the opposition met in the chamber of PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif to counter the ‘tactics’ of the ruling party to prevent a referendum. The meeting was held during the adjournment of the first phase of the session of Parliament. At the time, a delegation of opposition lawmakers visited Speaker Asad Kaiser’s chambers and met with him. The party members urged the Speaker to carry out his constitutional duties in the National Assembly.

On the other hand, PML-N spokesperson Maryam Aurangzeb said that they would not accept any condition of the ruling party. There will be a vote on the no-confidence motion today.

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Pakistan’s English-language Dawn has published an account ahead of the polls. According to him, 18 lawmakers are ready to vote against Prime Minister Imran. And 162 votes are needed to pass the no-confidence motion. As a result, Imran’s defeat in the polls was considered certain.

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