Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has been ousted in a no-confidence vote

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has been ousted in a no-confidence vote

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted by the National Assembly on Saturday, April 9, in a resolution passed against him.

Defamation resolution after weeks of political crisis ” Approved This Saturday evening – Sunday in Pakistan – 174 out of 342 delegates were announced by the Acting Speaker of the House, Sardar Ayas Sadiq.

This is an unexpected victory for the opposition alliance, which has been in the majority for a few days. Our correspondent in Islamabad reports that scenes of joy and happiness echoed in the heart of the half-cycle as opposition leaders entered the assembly. Sonia Gesali. However, no government members were present; When the vote was announced, everyone was divided.

No Prime Minister has completed his term in Pakistan since the country gained independence in 1947, but Imran Khan is the first to fall into a no-confidence motion. The head of government, who has been in power since 2018, opposed it and hung on until the end. Even to test democratic institutions.

His followers refused to vote on the section resolution last Sunday and decided to dissolve the legislature and call early elections. But the Supreme Court ruledThis whole unconstitutional processThe assembly reconvened and ordered a referendum, which led to the resignation of Imran Khan.

It remains to be seen how the next government will come. It will form a coalition of opposition parties, but historically rivals. Some fear an era of political instability, especially since Imran Khan has already warned that he will not respect the new executive he calls. Imported by Government “The ousted prime minister has called for protests this Sunday evening, so the political crisis in Pakistan is not over.

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Leading athlete Imran Khan, 69, is credited with leading the 1992 national cricket team, the country’s King Sportes, to its only World Cup victory. He is still popular among the masses and may not have said his last word. In view of the next election.

(And AFP)

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