Prominent opposition leaders together with PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and PPP chief Asif Ali Zardari addressed the media. No confidence motion Against Prime Minister Imran Khan within the National Assembly on Tuesday.
“This government in its almost four years of rule has caused unprecedented damage to the country’s economy,” Shahbaz mentioned on the joint press briefing on why the opposition moved a no-confidence movement towards PM Imran.
“Inflation has touched historic heights… People’s lives have been made miserable by the ‘elected’ prime minister.”
He additionally hit out on the prime minister for publicly criticizing EU envoys in his latest handle. “We have a huge trade balance with the EU and the US and a premiership address could hurt that.”
The PML-N president additionally rejected the prime minister’s allegations that the opposition’s try and topple his authorities was a part of an “international conspiracy”. “I don’t think there can be a more foolish and illogical allegation than this,” he mentioned.
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Shehbaz mentioned the “political hunting” of opponents by PM Imran below the guise of accountability was additionally one of many the explanation why the opposition determined to oust the premier.
Speaking on the event, JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, who additionally heads the anti-government opposition alliance PDM, mentioned, “He [PM Imran] Tried to advertise western agenda in Pakistan via NGOs… I mentioned earlier that he [Imran Khan] Was an agent of some international parts”.
“We rejected the results of the 2018 elections and termed them as rigged… We did not compromise on our stand that the country’s mandate was stolen.”
The JUI-F chief mentioned his agitation towards “selected rulers” justified his stand about rigged elections.
He additionally agreed with Shahbaz’s view that the present authorities has destroyed the nation’s economic system, including that “this is the reason why no foreign investor is willing to invest in Pakistan”.
“We have moved a no-confidence movement and their [PM Imran] The days are numbered and now no rhetoric can save them.
Fazal mentioned that he by no means trusted PM Imran’s guarantees of offering thousands and thousands of jobs and low-cost homes. But now individuals have additionally realized that every one his guarantees have been false.
The JUI-F chief mentioned that nobody criticized Western insurance policies greater than him, however he didn’t need to combat anybody and wished cordial relations with all international locations.
“We are confident that this no-confidence motion will be successful and the nation will soon get rid of these rulers.”
“We are all political and democratic forces… We want all institutions to function within their constitutional limits so that there is no allegation of political interference in future,” the JUI-F chief mentioned.
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He mentioned that if PM Imran is eliminated via a no-confidence movement, then all of the opposition events have resolved many of the issues.
Responding to a query in regards to the future technique of the opposition if the no-confidence movement is profitable, Shahbaz mentioned, “The next prime ministerial candidate will be chosen by mutual consent.”
Speaking on the event, former President Asif Ali Zardari mentioned that every one the opposition events are in settlement that nobody social gathering alone can deliver the nation out of the “crisis”.
Responding to a query, he mentioned he was assured that the opposition events had secured the help of greater than 172 MNAs wanted to take away the prime minister.
“Not only the opposition but also the ruling PTI MLAs are fed up with their government as they have to contest elections and go back to their constituencies,” he mentioned.
Giving an instance, Zardari mentioned that regardless of the shortage of help from the institution up to now, the PPP thwarted a no-confidence movement towards his authorities. Although, [then] President Farooq Leghari later dissolved the legislatures however we additionally curtailed the powers of the President,” he mentioned, referring to Article 58-2(b).
Earlier within the day, senior members of opposition events submitted the proposal to the National Assembly Secretariat. Ayaz Sadiq, Saad Rafiq, Maryam Aurangzeb, Rana Sanaullah, Shazia Mari, Naveed Qamar and Shahida Akhtar Ali and Aaliya Kamran have been amongst those that reached Parliament to current the movement.
Sources mentioned the no-confidence movement was submitted to the Additional Secretary of the National Assembly, Muhammad Mushtaq, with the signatures of 86 members.
Speaking to the media after presenting the proposal, PML-N’s Rana Sanaullah mentioned that “all the plans of the government will fail” and the opposition has the required numbers to show the tables.
Under the principles, the opposition wants the help of 172 MNAs to take away the premier via a movement of no confidence.
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