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‘Surprise’: Opposition submits no-confidence motion against NA Speaker Asad Qaiser

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  • More than 100 lawmakers from Opposition parties have signed no-confidence motion against NA speaker.
  • Ayaz Sadiq, Khursheed Shah, PPP’s Naveed Qamar, JUI-F’s Shahida Akhtar Ali signed the motion.
  • “Surprise,” PPP Chairman Bilawal writes, as he shares news on Twitter.

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Opposition lawmakers submitted a no-trust motion against National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser in the NA Secretariat on Saturday.

More than 100 lawmakers from the Opposition parties have signed the no-confidence motion, including Ayaz Sadiq, Khursheed Shah, PPP’s Naveed Qamar and JUI-F’s Shahida Akhtar Ali.

“[…] the resolution for removal from office of the Speaker, Mr Asad Qaiser under paragraph © of clause (7) of Article 53 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, read with Rule 12 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business, 2077,” the document read.

Sharing the notification on his Twitter handle, PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said, “Surprise”, tagging both the speaker and Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Opposition enraged by speaker’s ‘biased remarks’

Earlier, in March, the Opposition had decided to table no-confidence motions against Qaiser and Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri enraged with their “biased remarks”.

Sources privy to the matter had told Geo News that the draft of the no-trust motions against the NA speaker and deputy speaker, signed by over 100 MNAs, had been sent to the Opposition’s leadership.

As per the draft of the no-trust move, the NA speaker and his deputy have been accused of being biased. It had said that the duo has violated the rules as they have not yet resigned from their party’s posts.

The duo has been running the house as per the directions of their party and instead of remaining neutral, they have been exhibiting a biased attitude against the Opposition, the sources said quoting the draft.

“Asad Qaiser and Qasim Khan Suri have been attending the party meetings held with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair,” it added.

The Opposition had said that the speaker could not make partisan statements, and he had exhibited a biased attitude against the Opposition.

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Senate Session: Senate Proceeds With Debate On Important National Issues

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Today, the Senate reconvened in the Parliament House in Islamabad, with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani presiding.

The House has persisted in debating matters of national significance.

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What kind of gun was used to kill Ameer Balaj Tipu?

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Accused Muzaffar Hussain held a license to possess a shotgun.

Before the CIA Police raided a home at Canal Road housing society earlier, Khawaja Aqeel, also known as Gogi Butt, and his gunmen—the accused identified in the murder case of Ameer Balaj Tipu—escaped.

According to sources CIA In response to a complaint about Balaj Tipu’s murder, police conducted raids at several locations. The Chohang region murder case of Balaj Tipu. The police executed a raid on Khawaja Aqeel, also known as Gogi Butt.

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Farrukh Habib of the IPP was released from the Judicial Complex vandalism case.

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Farrukh Habib, who defected from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and joined the Istehkam-e- Pakistan Party (IPP), was the subject of a complicated vandalism case heard by ATC judge Abul Hasanat Muhammad Zulqarnain, according to sources.

The investigating officer informed the court at the beginning of the hearing that they did not wish to place Farrukh Habib under arrest. In addition, he had abandoned his request for pre-arrest bail.

The investigative officer’s comments led the court to dismiss Farrukh Habib from the case.

It is important to note that during the former premier’s appearance, the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and other party officials were accused by the Islamabad police of assaulting, destroying, and vandalizing the court complex.

The FIR claimed that the crowd was being directed by members of a “political party” and that their provocations had caused destruction.

According to the report, there was a plan to assault the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and the Federal Judicial Complex.

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