Imran Khan denotified as Pakistan Prime Minister
Meanwhile, Pakistan Supreme Court will hear the matter today challenging the deputy speaker's decision of rejecting the trust vote proceedings. CJI said he will pass the orders today itself
Islamabad: Since the Pakistan President has dissolved the National Assembly, the Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has been denotifed as Prime Minister of Pakistan with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, Pakistan President Arif Alvi wrote a letter to appoint a caretaker Prime Minister. He also sent a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan and LoP Shahbaz Sharif till the completion of elections to the National Assembly.
Pakistan Cabinet Division has issued a circular stating that Imran Khan has been denotified as Prime Minister.
Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif said that Imran Khan and National Assembly speaker Asad Qaisar will be tried under Article 6 of the Constitution once their government falls.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), said that the opposition will "initiate a legal battle" against the "unconstitutional ruling by the NA Deputy Speaker".
After the no-trust motion against Imran Khan was dismissed on Sunday, Pakistan Army had said it is not involved in politics.
Pakistan Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial said that all orders and actions initiated by Imran Khan and the president regarding the dissolution of the National Assembly will be subject to the court's order.
Chief Justice Bandial made the observation after taking notice of the current situation in the country following the dismissal of a no-confidence motion against Imran Khan by NA Deputy Speaker Suri.