LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: The Opposition parties in Punjab today submitted a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar in the Punjab Assembly Secretariat in Lahore.
The joint Opposition has submitted the no-confidence motion against Buzdar on the basis of his performance. The Opposition parties also submit application to convene session of the Punjab Assembly.
The development comes in the wake of the Opposition’s no-confidence motion and increasing pressure within the PTI to remove Punjab chief minister.
About 126 lawmakers from the Opposition parties have signed the no-confidence motion against Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar while 119 members have signed PA session requisition application, PML-N’s leader Rana Mashood said.
According to the laws, the speaker is bound to summon a session within 14 days of the submission of the no-confidence motion. The CM Punjab can no longer dissolve the Assembly after the submission of a no-confidence motion against him.
Party-Position in Punjab Assembly
- PTI — 183
- PML-Q — 10
- Pakistan Rah-e-Haq — 1
- Independent — 5
- PML-N — 165
- PPP — 7
No-Trust Move against PM Khan
On March 8, the Opposition had submitted a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan in National Assembly Secretariat which is likely to be tabled today in a crucial NA session. The National Assembly is resuming its session today afternoon at 4pm.