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Pakistan Crisis LIVE Updates: National Assembly Adjourned Till 7:30 pm; Imran Khan Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting Tonight

Pakistan News Live Updates: Pakistan Parliament’s session, to take up the no-trust motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, has resumed after an adjournment. But indications are that the vote may be delayed because the government is pressing for a discussion on the so-called “foreign conspiracy” behind it.

Today’s proceedings began sharp at 10.30 am as per the orders of the Supreme Court but the PTI looked like in no hurry to let the crucial vote happen. Speeches dragged on, and so did government demands for discussion on the ‘foreign conspiracy’ – which Khan alleged was masterminded by the US to remove him. A break taken abruptly at noon lasted more than three hours.

The Opposition parties need 172 votes in the no-trust motion to make Khan’s government fall. It seems they have more than that number, with some of Khan’s ruling allies having crossed the floor. The 69-year-old cricketer-turned-politician tried to outmaneuver the opposition by trying to get the government dismissed and going for fresh elections, but that was scuttled by that country’s top court which ruled that the no-trust vote should happen.

Pakistan’s I&B Minister Choudhary Fawad Hussain changes his Twitter account bio to former I&B minister

Sabotaging a no-trust vote against Imran would imply contempt of court, says PPP’s Bilawal Bhutto

While addressing the Pakistan National Assembly, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Saturday said that sabotaging the no-trust motion would imply contempt of court. Speaking in the National Assembly, Bilawal said that if voting does not take place it will be a violation of the constitution. He reiterated that the court has bound the speaker to not sabotage the no-trust vote.

Office of the Speaker has conveyed the message not to conduct voting today, report to Pakistani media

Wimbledon doubles champion Kveta Peschke retires at 46

Czech doubles specialist Kveta Peschke, the 2011 Wimbledon doubles champion with Katarina Srebotnik, has hung up her racket aged 46, the Czech Billie Jean King Cup team said Saturday. “She has bid farewell to professional women’s tennis after 29 years during which she had won an incredible 36 doubles titles,” the team said on Facebook

Police along with security forces have arrested two terrorist associates of proscribed terror outfit LeT in Budgam

Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including one Chinese pistol, 2 pistol magazines, 12 pistol rounds have been recovered from their possession: J&K Police

Iran’s president vows to continue nuclear activities

Pakistan political crisis Live Updates: Pak ministers change Twitter bio ahead of the no-trust vote against PM

President Ebrahim Raisi said Saturday that Iran will continue nuclear development activities as talks to revive Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers remain stalled, state media reported. Speaking at a ceremony marking Iran’s national day of nuclear technology, the hard-line president said his administration will support an acceleration in research of peaceful nuclear technology.

Austrian leader sees more sanctions on Russia

Austria’s leader says he expects more European Union sanctions against Russia but is defending his country’s opposition so far too cutting off deliveries of Russian gas. Chancellor Karl Nehammer spoke Saturday after becoming the latest of several European leaders to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv.

PAKISTAN: NA session resumes, voting expected after 8 PM

Shanghai hospital pays the price for China’s COVID response

A series of deaths at a hospital for elderly patients in Shanghai is underscoring the dangerous consequences of China’s stubborn pursuit of a zero-COVID approach amid an escalating outbreak in the city of 26 million people. Multiple patients have died at the Shanghai Donghai Elderly Care hospital, relatives of patients told The Associated Press. They say their loved ones weren’t properly cared for after caretakers who came into contact with the virus were taken away to be quarantined, in adherence to the strict pandemic regulations, depleting the hospital of staff.

Pakistan Crisis LIVE: No-Trust Vote Against Imran Khan To Be Held Today

Here are the LIVE updates on Imran Khan’s No-Trust Vote:

Pakistan Political Crisis LIVE Updates: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan last night asked the people to hit the streets and peacefully protest against an “imported government”.

New Delhi: Pakistan News Live Updates

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan faces the most crucial challenge of his political career as he faces a no-confidence motion in the national assembly today. With this, Imran Khan might become the first PM to be removed through a no-trust vote.

Pak political crisis LIVE updates: Pak PM Imran Khan calls cabinet meet at 9 pm PST, trust vote likely at 8 pm

Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party effectively lost the majority in the assembly earlier this month when a key coalition partner said its seven lawmakers would vote with the opposition. More than a dozen lawmakers from the ruling party also indicated that they would cross the floor.

Live updates on no-confidence motion against PM Imran Khan: Crucial vote on premier’s fate expected after 8 pm

Despite the PTI government’s hectic efforts to avoid voting on the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, the historic session of the National Assembly to decide his fate began on Saturday at 10:30 am — and after three breaks, it will commence at 7:30 pm (after iftaar).

Meanwhile, the voting on the no-confidence motion is expected to take place after 8 pm, sources said.

During the first break — which lasted more than two hours — the Opposition held a consultative meeting in the Leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif’s chamber to discuss a counter-strategy for the government’s alleged plan to prolong the session so that voting could not take place today.  

 

 

 

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