Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri apologized for holding the election of PM
ISLAMABAD: Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri has apologized for holding the election of new Prime Minister.
The session of the National Assembly began under the chairmanship of Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri in which Qasim Suri first spoke on his ruling call it constitutional and legal while Qasim Suri also waved the alleged threatening letter in the House.
Qasim Suri said that it was decided in the last meeting of the federal cabinet that the letter should be declassified. I am sending this declassified letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan with the approval of federal cabinet.
After this Shah Mehmood Qureshi in a long speech announced to boycott the election process of the Prime Minister and to resign from the Assembly.
After Shah Mehmood’s speech, PTI members boycotted the House, after which Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri also apologized for holding the election of the Prime Minister and said that his conscience does not allow him to be a part of this action.
Qasim Suri handed over the Speakership to Panel of Chair Ayaz Sadiq after which Ayaz Sadiq started the process of electing the Prime Minister.
Earlier, Ayaz Sadiq had also cast his vote on the no-confidence motion against former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Former Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser had resigned and handed over the seat to him.