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Deputy Speaker dismisses no-confidence motion against Pak PM


Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the nation. (File/AP)

The National Assembly in Pakistan was dismissed on Sunday and a highly-anticipated trust vote against Prime Minister Imran Khan was yet again delayed.


The National Assembly session has been suspended after the Speaker ruled that the no-trust vote was part of a foreign conspiracy. He disallowed the vote.


The National Assembly has been adjourned till April 25.


The Opposition is protesting in the House. The opposition of Pakistan is now preparing to go to the Supreme Court and it is also talking about holding a sit-in in the National Assembly.


Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri dismissed the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday, terming it ‘unconstitutional’.


Suri was in the chair after the Opposition submitted a no-confidence motion against the National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser just hours before the voting was to take place.


Meanwhile, Section 144, prohibiting large gatherings, has been imposed in the Pakistani capital Islamabad.


After this, Imran Khan has recommended that the President to dissolve the National Assembly. In his address, he said that we will go among the people for justice, and we appeal to the people to prepare for the next election.


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