Pakistani Home Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Tuesday announced that discussions on the no -trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan will begin in the Senate on March 31 and a vote on it will be held on April 3.
The minister gave the information while speaking at a press conference in Islamabad. Rasheed reiterated his support with the Prime Minister and at the same time denied any reports of any tussle in the PML-Q over his support to the ruling PTI government on the no-trust motion, The News International reported.
Rasheed praised the stand of PML-Q and said that he hoped MQM-P would also support the government. Sheikh Rasheed said that security forces detained four terrorists with malicious designs. He stressed that the arrested terrorists will be tried in anti -terrorism courts.
The Home Minister said after the peaceful rally, now containers parked for safety had been removed and roads cleared for traffic. He added that the crowd gathered at the PM’s rally showed that the whole country supported the PM, the news portal reported.
After a no -confidence motion against Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was tabled in the Senate with a total of 161 votes in favor, the proceedings were adjourned until March 31.
The no -confidence motion was tabled by the Opposition party on March 8. The opposition is confident that the motion will be carried out as many PTI MPs have come out openly against PM Imran Khan.
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