President Arif Alvi Dissolves NA On PM Imran Khan’s Advice ISLAMABAD:
President Arif Alvi dissolved the National Assembly on President Arif Alvi Dissolves NA On PM Imran Khan’s Advice the advice of Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday.
Asking the nation to prepare for the next general elections, earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan advised President Arif Alvi to dissolve the assemblies.
He said the opposition was trying to dismantle an elected government. he said.
“I had asked the nation do not be afraid,” he said. Treachery and conspiracy were taking place before all the nation, he said.
Imran Khan said he wanted to hold elections again and he wanted the democrats to go to the masses for votes. “No foreign power or corrupt people who bought votes in exchange for bags of money should decide for destiny and future of the nation,” he said.
He asked the dissident PTI members, who had received money for their votes, to give the money to langarkhanas and return to the party.
In an unprecedented and surprising move, Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri rejected the no-confidence motion presented against Prime Minister Imran on the grounds of being contrary to the Article (5) of the constitution of Pakistan.
The deputy speaker adjourned the session till April 25. The opposition lawmakers surrounded the speaker dais in protest over his ruling.