Prime Minister Imran Khan is holding a special meeting of the federal cabinet on Saturday, despite Congress discussing a vote of no confidence in his government.
The meeting is currently being held at the Prime Minister’s Office. Several senior ministers are present, including Pervez Khattak, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Shireen Mazari, Murad Saeed, Shafqat Mahmood and Shaukat Tareen.
According to sources, the federal cabinet is likely to approve the submission of references to the Sikandar Sultan Raja election commissioner and seek to extend the parliamentary session under Article 254.
According to Article 254 of the Pakistan Constitution, “If an act or matter required by the Constitution to be performed within a certain period of time is not performed within that period, the conduct of that act or thing is invalid or otherwise. It must not be invalid, just because it was not done within that period. “
After approval by the Cabinet, the Prime Minister is expected to send references for the advice of President Arif Ali, according to government sources.
Meanwhile, a high-level meeting of the parliamentary secretariat was held to discuss the distrust resolution, sources said.
The meeting was attended by Chair Asad Qaiser, Secretary and additional Secretaries, among other stakeholders.
According to sources, Chair Asad Qaiser was advised to vote for today’s (April 9) distrust resolution itself.
At the meeting, it was said that an order was issued to order the Supreme Court’s no trust vote.
If the Supreme Court’s decision is not enforced, the speaker runs the risk of being prosecuted for treason, in accordance with Article 6 of the Constitution.
“Anyone who abolishes, overthrows, suspends or suspends the Constitution, or attempts or conspires to abolish, overthrow, suspend or suspend, is guilty of the Constitution by the use of force or military show of force or other unconstitutional means. “Treason” reads Article 6.
Earlier in the day, speakers instructed Parliamentary staff to prepare for the vote, sources said.
However, he was reportedly banned from voting under pressure from ministers, including Asad Umar.
Sources further claimed that Prime Minister Imran Khan also ordered Assad Kaiser not to vote untrusted.
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