Lahore. Exiled Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will be the lone candidate for his party in Pakistan’s 33-seat by-election in March. His party announced this. Giving a press conference here on Sunday evening, Pakistan Terry Quay He, Deputy Chairman of the Insaf (PTI) and former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmud Qureshi, said the decision was taken at the party’s core committee. Qureshi said Imran Khan would be the sole candidate for the PTI in all his 33 seats. The decision was taken at the party’s core committee meeting in Zaman Park Lahore on Sunday under the leadership of Khan.
The Pakistan Electoral Commission (ECP) announced on Friday that by-elections for 33 seats in the National Assembly will be held on 16 March. Khan Party lawmakers, who were ousted in last April’s no-confidence vote, have left the lower house of Pakistan’s parliament (the National Assembly).
However, House Speaker Raja Parvez Ashraf did not accept the MP’s resignation and said he needed to personally confirm whether the MP resigned of his own free will or under pressure. Last month, the chairman accepted the resignation of his 35 PTI MPs, after which the ECP withdrew notice to them.
The Speaker then accepted another 35 resignations (and the ECP did not notify them of their resignations), and following the resignations of the remaining 43 PTI MPs, Khan asked Prime Minister Shebaz Sharif to return to the National Assembly. and asked him to be put to the test. vote of confidence. Declare The ECP has so far revoked his PTI MP notice of his 43.
If the ECP withdraws the notice of the remaining 43 PTI MPs, Khan’s party will be effectively wiped out of the National Assembly. Khan contested her eight seats to win his six seats after the chairman accepted the resignation of his 11 PTI lawmakers last October.
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