Supreme Court restored the National Assembly in a historic decision

Speaker directed to call the session of national assembly on April 09 to vote on no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan

In a historic decision, Supreme Court has restored the National Assembly  and declared the ruling of deputy speaker Qasim Soori given on April 03 unconstitutional.  The speaker has been directed to call the session of National Assembly on April 09 Saturday at 10 am to vote on the no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan. The SC also directed the Speaker to complete the voting on no-confidence motion till 10:30 pm. The SC also declared the decision of the president to dissolve the National Assembly on the advice of PM Imran Khan unconstitutional.    
The Supreme Court  also declared all the steps and measures taken by President Arif Alvi  to form the interim government and other steps declared unconstitutional. 
A five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial and included Justice Munib Akhtar, Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel, Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan announced the verdict, which was reserved earlier in the day.

The Apex court had also summoned the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) officials including its secretary. The ECP officials told the SC bench that it need at least 07 months to complete the delimitation process and fully prepare for the next general elections. 

                                                                      Khalid Bhatti 


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