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After PM Imran Khan, Opposition submits no-trust motion against Usman Buzdar in Punjab

LAHORE:

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) lawmakers submitted a no-trust motion against Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Monday.

A delegation of senior lawmakers submitted the no-trust motion against Buzdar with Punjab Assembly Secretary Muhammad Khan Bhatti. The secretary confirmed that the motion had been submitted, adding that it would be presented to the assembly speaker according to the rules and regulations.

"Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi will take action on the no-confidence motion and requisition [notice] in accordance with the Constitution and the law," he said.

According to Radio Pakistan, the chief minister cannot dissolve the provincial assembly once the motion is submitted while the speaker is bound to convene the session within 14 days.

The requisition notice, a copy of which is available with Dawn, has been signed by PML-N leaders Rana Mashhood, Samiullah Khan, Mian Naseer, and others.