PTI Decides to Ask PM to Obtain Vote of Confidence - Capital TV

May 28, 2023


PTI Decides to Ask PM to Obtain Vote of Confidence

Anum Razzaque

LAHORE: Another notice referred to the vote of confidence has been ready to appear in Parliament House, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf decided to ask Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for a trust vote.

According to the report of Capital TV, source says, “Chairman Imran Khan approved the recommendation referred to take trust vote from the parliament.

“Chairman Khan has already been advised President Arif Alvi that advice Sharif to take a vote of confidence,” says sources.

Under article 91, clause (7) of the constitution of Pakistan, the President has the authority to ask the sitting prime minister to secure a vote of confidence from parliament.

The article Reads; The Prime Minister shall hold office during the pleasure of the President, but the President shall not exercise his powers under this clause unless he is satisfied that the Prime Minister does not command the confidence of the majority of the members of the National Assembly, in which case he shall summon the National Assembly and require the Prime Minister to obtain a vote of confidence from the Assembly.

“In an interview with BBC President said, “It is inevitable to cold down the temperature of the politics of the country. I am offering negotiation between all stakeholders.

There is no signal has yet appeared about negotiation, but the prospects of political instability have once again loomed at large.

However, the sources said, “President will be advised by the Premier regarding the vote of confidence soon.”

Source says, “PTI has decided in wake of reservations of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), as they had already announced if PDM will ignore their demand they will separate their ways from PDM.

“PTI is hopeful that MQM will not vote for the Prime Minister, as it was an ally of Imran Khan in his government,” says the source.

Earlier, the PDM coalition had submitted a motion of no-confidence against sitting Premier Imran Khan.

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