PTI lawmakers express full confidence during meeting with PM Imran

PTI lawmakers express full confidence during meeting with PM Imran

PTI lawmakers express full confidence during meeting with PM Imran

Lawmakers and PTI workers from Sindh called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad—Image’: File

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ISLAMABAD: Sindh lawmakers and Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI) activists called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed their “complete confidence” in his leadership.

During the meeting,  they praised the premier for holding a huge and successful Amr Bil Maroof public gathering in Islamabad.

Lawmakers and workers while expressing their complete trust in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s leadership and praised his efforts to further Pakistan’s growth and progress at both the national and international levels.

The prime minister gave them instructions to organise the party in their various constituencies and urged the elected officials to move quickly on public-benefit projects.

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Members of the Punjab Assembly, as well as PTI activists from Multan, also paid a visit to Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.

They informed the Prime Minister about South Punjab development projects, the South Punjab package, and other issues.

Earlier on Monday, Shehbaz Sharif, the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and President of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), tabled a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan in the lower house.

During the session, Deputy NA Speaker Qasim Suri requested that all members of Parliament who supported the motion stand up so that their votes could be counted. According to the Constitution, the motion must be supported by 20% of the MNAs present in the assembly.

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The deputy speaker approved a discussion on the no-confidence motion after counting the members who stood up in support of it, adding that it will take place on Thursday, March 31, at 4 p.m.

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According to sources, the NA speaker met with Opposition leaders shortly before the session, and Qaiser assured them that the session would be adjourned once the no-confidence motion was tabled.

According to sources, the leaders agreed that the session would resume and the house would debate the no-trust motion.

Government’s numbers in NA:

  • PTI — 155
  • MQM-P — 7
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  • PML-Q — 5
  • BAP — 5
  • GDA — 3
  • Independent — 2
  • AML — 1
  • JWP — 1
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  • Total: 179

Opposition’s numbers in NA:

  • PML-N — 84
  • PPP — 56
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  • MMA — 15
  • BNP-M — 4
  • Independent — 2
  • ANP — 1
  • Total: 162
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The last NA session was over almost as soon as it began with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Instead of deliberating on the no-confidence motion against the premier, NA Speaker Asad Qaiser called the session off.

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