No-confidence motion against PM likely to be tabled today in NA session
The No-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to be tabled in the National Assembly today at 4 pm, March 28.
The 27-point agenda of the March 28 session of the National Assembly was released. Speaker Asad Qaiser had assured to bring up the issue of No-Confidence.
The agenda of the meeting also includes Question Hour, Reports of Standing Committees and Attention Notices while a resolution of South Punjab Province is also likely to be presented.
The March 25 meeting was adjourned by National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser until Monday, March 28, without any action.
PTI National Assembly member Khayal Zaman had passed away in February and according to parliamentary tradition, the first day of a meeting convened after the death of any member of the Assembly is adjourned after prayers.
On the other hand, 172 votes are required for the success of the No-Confidence motion in the National Assembly. If the opposition manages to get the votes of 10 members of the government or coalition parties, then the movement will be successful.
The ruling party PTI has the support of 178 members in the National Assembly, including its allies. Among these, 155 members of PTI, 7 members of MQM, 5 members of BAP, 5 members of PML-Q, 3 members of GDA and one member of Awami Muslim League.
The total number of members of the opposition is 162. They include 84 members of the largest opposition party PML-N, 57 members of PPP, 15 members of MMA, four members of BNP and one member of ANP. In addition, 2 independent members are also part of this alliance.