In a surprise move as National Assembly speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf start accepting the resignation of PTI lawmakers the leadership of PTI decided and ordered the remaining 44 MNAs to withdraw their resignations.
PTI Secretary General Asad Umar on Monday announced that 44 Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) MNAs have decided to withdraw their resignations.
Asad Umar in his tweet said the PTI has been demanding the NA speaker to accept all the resignations in one go but Mr. Ashraf remained reluctant to do the same as he announced to approve the resignations one by one after meeting with the lawmakers.
PTI senior leader Asad Umar said an email has been sent regarding resignations to the NA speaker and the next step would be to replace dissident Raja Riaz as leader of the opposition.
Remember here one thing last week, the National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf accepted the resignations of 35 more Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNAs bringing the number whose resignations have been accepted to 80.
ECP Denotified PTI MNAs
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday de-notified 35 more Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members of the National Assembly (MNAs) as the Speaker of the National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf accepted 35 more resignations in today’s surprise move.
According to ECP notification, 31 general and four reserved seats of the National Assembly were now deemed vacant.
The de-notified PTI lawmakers include Dr Haider Ali Khan (NA-2), Saleem Rehman (NA-3), Sahibzada Sibghatullah (NA-5), Mehboob Shah (NA-6), Muhammad Bashir Khan (NA-7), Junaid Akbar (NA-8), Sher Akbar Khan (NA-9). Ali Khan Jadoon (NA-16), Engr Usman Khan Tarakai (NA-19), Mujahid Ali (NA-20), Arbab Amir Ayub (NA-28), Sher Ali Arbab (NA-30), Shahid Ahmed (NA-34), Gul Dad Khan (NA-40), Sajid Khan (NA-42), Mohammad Iqbal Khan (NA-44), Aamer Mehmood Kiani (NA-61), Syed Faiz ul Hassan (NA-70), Chaudhry Shoukat Ali Bhab (NA-87), Umar Aslam Khan (NA-93), Amjad Ali Khan (NA-96), Khurram Shahzad (NA-107) and others.
The move comes after National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf on Friday accepted the resignations of 35 more PTI MNAs.
It is to be pertinent that after Imran Khan announces his party returns to the National Assembly in order to bring a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, In a Surprise move Speaker National Assembly start accepting resignations in order to restrict PTI from bringing no-confidence motion in Assemblya against PM Shehbaz Sharif.