Shehbaz Sharif elected as 23rd Prime Minister of Pakistan

Dawood Ahmed:

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif has tabled a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday evening. Deputy Speaker National Assembly, Qasim Khan Suri is chairing the assembly session. “This house has no confidence in Imran Khan”, Shehbaz Sharif said.

A total of 161 MNAs supported the no-confidence motion against the Premier.

Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif presented the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan. “I will request that you (Suri) give permission to present this item in the house … as the resolution was already on the agenda,” he said addressing the NA deputy speaker.

The resolution was earlier expected to be tabled on Friday, but the proceedings were deferred after NA Speaker Asad Qaiser had adjourned the sitting within minutes and ignored Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif who wanted to seek the floor to deliver a speech.

Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri adjourned the session till March 31, 4 pm for debate on the confidence motion.

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