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Sibtein Khan sworn in as Speaker of the Punjab Assembly

LAHORE:

Sibtein Khan of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Saturday took oath as new Speaker of the Punjab Assembly in place of Chaudhry Pervez Elahi, who was elected Main minister of province, following a decision by the Supreme Court earlier this week.

Annulled by decision of the Court of Appeal former vice speaker’s resolution in service of Elahi’s opponent Hamza Shehbaz of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

senior member of panel of The chairmen of the Nawabzad Wasim Khan swore allegiance to Khan during a provincial assembly. session in Lahore.

Assuming responsibility, Sibtein thanked PTI and PML-Q management. for them confidence in his.

Khan won 185 votes from legislators from PTI, PML-Q and other allies. His opponent Saiful Maluk Khokhar of PML-N scored 175 points. votes – three short of opposition total strength of 178 in provincial legislature.

Mazar removed

Treasury benches in Punjab Assembly also passed no-confidence traffic against Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari in tiny hours of Saturday, hours after Khan was elevated to speaker.

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Khan presided over proceedings of in no-confidence traffic against Mazar. Treasury showed one-fourth of this is total number – 93 members – submit no-confidence traffic against deputy speaker.

former law minister Raja Basharat presented the proposal against Mazar, who was carried out. After, secret voting has begun. But this time a little of PML-N deputies were present in in house to see if PTI can drop everything of it is 186 votes.

house echo with slogans of “Lotta” [turncoat] when vice-speaker Mazari entered house. PTI legislators tried to get close to him, but their senior management stopped them. Some PTI legislators even used offensive language against his.

In the end, PTI dropped votes in this is full strength, with 186 deputies not representing confidence in Mazari, Speaker of Sibtein Khan announced that the action was successful. The speaker then adjourned the meeting. house until 13:00 Sunday for elections of a new deputy speaker.

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