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The Supreme Court of Pakistan has declared the ruling o the deputy speaker national assembly, Qasim Suri about the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan illegal. A five-member bench of the apex court also declared the dissolution of the national assembly illegal. it was a unanimous judgment about the ruling of the deputy speaker. Supreme Court also directed the speaker to convene the national assembly session on April 9.

The nation awaits a landmark judgment by the Supreme Court regarding the ruling of Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri for dismissing the confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.

A five-member bench headed by CJP Bandial and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel, Justice Munib Akhtar, and Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail heard the case.

Clear that the deputy speaker’s ruling is erroneous: CJP

Earlier, during the hearing, CJP Bandial said that it was clear that the April 3 ruling of National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, which dismissed the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, was erroneous.

“The real question at hand is what happens next,” he said, adding that now the PML-N counsel and the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Khalid Jawed Khan would guide the court on how to proceed.

“We have to look at national interest,” he said, adding that the court would issue a verdict today.

DS Suri had dismissed the no-confidence motion

Deputy Speaker NA, Qasim Suri who belongs t the ruling Pakistan Tehrik e Insaf (PTI) had dismissed the no-confidence motion. Suri had termed the move as a part of a foreign conspiracy against the Premier, giving no proof of the conspiracy.

The apex court conducted a regular hearing of the DS Speaker’s ruling for four days and announced the landmark judgment on Thursday night.

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