Sunday, May 22, 2022

Opposition have a backup plan if the No-Trust Motion against PM Imran fails

If the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan fails, the opposition parties have a Plan B.

Plan C will be implemented if Plan B fails or outcomes are not achieved in a timely manner. “Removing the prime minister with the no-trust manoeuvre is Plan ‘A’, insiders added.

“If the no-confidence motion fails, the opposition will move rapidly to Plan B, which will push the prime minister to seek a confidence vote,” according to sources in the government.

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“The vote of confidence would be demanded from the prime minister,” sources stated. “The option of estranged Treasury members resigning is part of Plan-B”.

The President and Speaker will be notified in writing. The opposition will need 172 votes to pass the no-trust motion. To win the confidence vote, the PM would have needed 172 MPs’ votes.

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The opposition leaders have been summoned to Shehbaz Sharif’s residence to discuss the political situation and the no-trust manoeuvre.

The gathering will also address the PTI workers’ attack on Sindh House and the PDM long march.

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