ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif today moved a no confidence motion in the National Assembly seeking removal of Prime Minister Imran Khan from the post of Prime Minister.
The agenda of the assembly session also included a motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan which was tabled in the House with the permission of Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri.
Opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif moved a no-confidence motion after which the supporters and opponents of the movement were counted.
Shahbaz Sharif moved a motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan after which the Deputy Speaker National Assembly adjourned the sitting till Thursday, March 31 and said that the no-confidence motion would be debated on March 31.
The National Assembly is scheduled to reconvene on March 31 at 4 p.m.
The National Assembly session began under the chairmanship of Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri and when the motion was tabled against Prime Minister Imran Khan, neither the government allies nor the PTI defectors were present in the house.
According to the rules, a motion cannot be voted before three days, but after three days and within seven days.
Opposition groups called for a boycott of the by-elections, saying they had more members than required.
On the other hand, the government also claims that it will be successful in defeating the opposition in the no-confidence motion.