Opposition turns its guns towards Buzdar after PM Imran Khan

News Desk:

LAHORE: After the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, the joint opposition has turned its guns toward Chief Minister Punjab, Usman Buzdar on Monday. The opposition has submitted a no-confidence motion against CM Punjab Usman Buzdar.

A delegation of senior lawmakers submitted the no-trust motion against Buzdar with Punjab Assembly Secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti. The secretary confirmed that the motion had been submitted, adding that it would be presented to the assembly speaker according to the rules and regulations.

“Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi will take action on the no-confidence motion and requisition [notice] in accordance with the Constitution and the law,” he said.

The requisition notice, a copy of which is available with Daily Quetta Voice, has been signed by PML-N leaders Rana Mashhood, Samiullah Khan, Mian Naseer, and others.


An official handout issued by the provincial assembly stated that 127 lawmakers had signed the no-trust motion against Buzdar while 120 had signed the requisition notice.

“As per the Constitution, the signatures of 74 members are required to requisition the provincial assembly session,” Mashhood said in a video, adding that Buzdar can’t dissolve the assembly once the no-trust move is submitted.

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