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NA session adjourns till March 31 after no-confidence motion tabled against PM Imran Khan

NA session adjourns till March 31 after no-confidence was tabled against PM Imran Khan on Monday.

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif tabled the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan in the lower house.

National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri presided over today’s session.

Deputy NA Speaker Qasim Suri asked the members of the Parliament to stand up to that their numbers could be counted, who were in the favour of the motion.

More than 155 lawmakers turned out to be in favour of tabling the motion against the premier. 

The agenda of the National Assembly session for March 28 consisted of 27 points, including the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Leaders of political parties including former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Leader of Opposition in National Assembly and PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Rana Sanaullah and other leaders were in attendance at today’s most important session of the Parliament

The government’s numbers in NA stand at 179:

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

The opposition’s numbers in NA stand  at 162:

  • PML-N — 84
  • PPP — 56
  • MMA — 15
  • BNP-M — 4
  • Independent — 2
  • ANP — 1

The no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister has 152 signatures.

According to the rules, a no-confidence motion cannot be voted before three days, but after three days and within seven days.

Therefore, the no-confidence motion could not be voted on March 28, 29, and 30, and the no-confidence motion could be voted on March 31, April 1, April 2, and 3.

 

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