Imran Khan telephoned Pervaiz Elahi and discussed political situation.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday telephoned Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and thanked him for getting all Senate candidates elected unopposed in the province.

The premier discussed the prevailing political situation in the country with the Punjab speaker along with getting vote of confidence on Saturday. He also inquired about Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain’s health.

Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi said PML-Q is the ally of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and will remain so in future as well. On the other hand, the premier has barred Members National Assembly (MNAs) of PTI from leaving Islamabad.

PM Imran has directed all members to ensure their attendance in next session of the National Assembly. Chief Whip Aamir Dogar has conveyed directions of the premier to all lawmakers of the ruling party.

During a meeting chaired by Imran Khan, it was also decided to summon a special session of the National Assembly on Saturday at 1600 hours in which the premier will take vote of confidence.

Sources have further said that the prime minister has also summoned a meeting of his legal team to discuss the vote.