Governor Punjab Baligh ur Rehman directed Chief Minister (CM) Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi to seek a vote of confidence from the Punjab Assembly on 21st December.
According to details, Governor Punjab has forwarded a letter to Chief Minister’s Secretariat, directing CM Pervaiz Elahi to seek a vote of confidence from the Punjab Assembly on December 21.
In this regard, Governor Baligh ur Rehman has summoned a session of the provincial assembly for Wednesday 21st December 2022, stating the order shared on Twitter. Governor Punjab, in its order, said that the chief minister has “lost the confidence of his party president Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and members of his own party belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q)”.
Earlier The opposition parties, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), submitted a No-Trust motion against Punjab chief minister, speaker, and deputy speaker to the provincial assembly’s secretariat.
The opposition parties in Punjab submitted a no-trust motion against Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi, PA Speaker Sibtain Khan, and Deputy Speaker Wasiq Qayyum Abbasi.
Reports in local media said Punjab Assembly Secretary Inayatulalh formally received the no-trust notice which was moved under Article 136 of the Constitution read with Rule 23 of the Rules of Procedure Provincial Assembly of Punjab (PAP) 1997.
The development comes as Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a meeting with his party leadership at his residence in the provincial capital to chalk out a strategy to foil PTI chief Imran Khan’s final move of dissolving assemblies in Punjab and KP.