ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Democratic Motion (PDM) will boycott tomorrow’s (Saturday) session of the Nationwide Meeting the place the prime minister will search a vote of confidence from parliamentarians.
The transfer from the prime minister got here after PPP’s Yousaf Raza Gilani pulled a shock victory over Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, the PTI’s consultant, within the Senate polls.
Gilani secured 169 votes whereas Shaikh pulled in 164 votes.
Talking to media, Fazl stated PDM lawmakers will boycott the Nationwide Meeting session.
“No member of the PDM will participate in tomorrow’s National Assembly session,” stated JUI-F and PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, talking to media.
Referring to Senate Chairperson Sadiq Sanjrani’s survival of the vote of no-confidence in 2019, the JUI-F chief stated PM Imran Khan had stated, on the time, that Opposition senators who voted in Sanjrani’s favour had voted in line with their conscience.
The JUI-F chief blamed PM Imran Khan and his authorities for mountain climbing costs of petrol and meals objects equivalent to wheat and sugar. He stated that as a substitute of giving folks 10 million jobs, the federal government’s measures had resulted in over 3 million folks being unemployed.
The JUI-F chief spoke concerning the ECP as properly.
“We believe blaming the ECP [for their loss] in Senate election is not the matter,” he stated. “We believe he [PM Imran Khan] blamed the ECP to put pressure on them [to not pursue] the foreign funding case.”
The JUI-F chief puzzled how the prime minister might search a vote of confidence from the identical lawmakers he was accusing of receiving bribe to vote in opposition to the get together line within the Senate elections.
When requested whether or not he thought of the “the direction of winds had changed”, the PDM chief stated that they had modified an extended whereas in the past. “The winds had changed when we first held the Azadi March,” he stated.
‘Every part is out of his palms’
When requested how he learn the prime minister’s actions of assembly lawmakers and holding get together conferences instantly after the Senate elections, Fazl stated that it was a mirrored image that the prime minister was shaken by the defeat.
“There is no executive at the moment. There is no government,” he stated, including that “everything is out of his [PM Imran Khan’s] hands”.
“He should announce new elections immediately and let a new government get elected.”
When requested to touch upon whether or not the PDM’s absence from the Nationwide Meeting’s session tomorrow will strengthen the federal government’s transfer, Fazl stated it will not.
“The importance of his whole narrative will be eliminated,” he stated. “They formed a fake government and have been involved in one-sided procedures from day one,” the JUI-F chief added.
When requested whether or not the PDM meant to start the lengthy march from Karachi, he stated a method can be developed. “Caravans will travel from everywhere,” he stated.