President Arif Alvi dissolved National Assembly of Pakistan

Pic16-062 KARACHI: Sep 16 – Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting with President Dr. Arif Alvi. ONLINE PHOTO
KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting with President Dr. Arif Alvi. ONLINE PHOTO

The President’s Secretariat reports that Dr. Arif Alvi approved the prime minister’s recommendation to dissolve Pakistan’s National Assembly under Article 58 (1) and Article 48 (1) of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

According to Article 58, Prime Minister cannot dissolve the National Assembly until a no-confidence motion is decided against the chief executive.

In addition, Qasim Suri, the Deputy Speaker of National Assembly threw out today’s no-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Imran Khan before it could be voted upon. He called it a violation of Article 5 of the Constitution, which stipulated that loyalty to the state is the primary duty of every citizen.

Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry urged Secretary Suri to disallow the no-trust resolution against the premier during his speech on the house floor. He referred to a threat received from an outside source, which the National Security Committee had also rebuked.

Moreover, Government official contended that no-confidence motion is foreign-funded. It also citing a ‘Threat Letter’ that Pakistan’s ambassador received from a foreign government asking for PM Imran’s removal.

Congratulation to the nation

Moreover, He congratulated the nation on dismissing the no-trust motion, saying the deputy speaker had rejected. “The attempt of changing the regime and the foreign conspiracy.”

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Advice to the lawmakers

Moreover, he claimed that the opposition spent billions of rupees to ‘buy’ votes from lawmakers. Prime Minister Imran advised those who had taken the money. They should donate it to orphanages and the poor.

“We should prepare for elections. Corrupt forces will not determine the future of the country. After the dissolution of the assemblies, we will start the procedure for the next election and the caretaker government,” he said.


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