PTI backs off from securing trust vote by Parvez Elahi in PA on Jan 9
PTI backs off from securing trust vote in PA on Jan 9
LAHORE (Web Desk) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) parliamentary leader in Punjab Assembly Usman Buzdar on Saturday did not issue any instructions to party lawmakers to help Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Parvez Elahi secure a vote of confidence in the assembly on Jan 9.
PTI chief Imran Khan had earlier said the CM should secure a vote of confidence in the assembly before Jan 9, otherwise the PTI would quit the assembly.
Sources said PTI’s legal team had advised the chief to initiate the process as per Lahore High Court’s ruling otherwise, it would give constitutional weight to Punjab Governor Balighur Rehman’s orders [binding CM to secure trust vote before Jan 11]. The court had, earlier, adjourned the hearing until Jan 11 and bound the CM to obtain a vote of confidence before dissolving the Punjab Assembly after Mr Elahi moved the LHC against the governor’s notification removing him as the CM.
PTI MPA Zainab Umair said the party was deliberating on the matter.