PML-N moves no-confidence motion against deputy speaker NA

PML-N moves no-confidence motion against deputy speaker NA
Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers on Friday moved a no-trust motion against National Assembly (NA), Deputy Speaker, Qasim Suri.

The resolution submitted by the PML-N’s lawmakers stated that they wanted a vote of confidence to be held immediately in the assembly.

The resolution was moved by Khawaja Asif, Khurram Dastagir, Mohsin Nawaz Ranjha, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, and Muhammad Sajjad.

They said that Suri violated the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business, 2007 and that he has lost the confidence of the House.

They moved the resolution under Article 53(7)(c) of the Constitution.

The Article 53(7)(c) states, “he is removed from office by a resolution of the Assembly, of which not less than seven days’ notice has been given and which is passed by the votes of the majority of the total membership of the Assembly.”