Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry has said that the summary to dissolve Punjab Assembly will be sent to the Governor after voting of no confidence (VoNC). He said that they wanted elections should be held simultaneously across the country.
Advocate General Punjab has said that the summoning of the Punjab Assembly session for a vote of Confidence was an illegal step of the Governor and the Speaker of the assembly will give a ruling on that. He also said that the Assembly was already in session and a separate session could not be called.
Addressing the media briefing with other PTI leaders at Zaman Park Lahore Fawad Chaudhry said that a high-level meeting for discussion over the vote of no confidence was convened. He told that it has been decided to fight the vote of no confidence.
A high-level meeting of PTI and PML-Q leaders was held at Zaman Park for consultation over the vote of no confidence against the Chief Minister, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Punjab Assembly. Legal options were also discussed in the meeting. Monis Elahi also participated in the meeting
Fawad said that PTI and Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) will collectively face a vote of no confidence at the Punjab Assembly. He said that Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has tried to run away from elections. He told that PTI and PML-Q have combined got 190 votes.
The former federal minister added that PDM did not want any elections whether that was in Karachi or Islamabad or any other place in the country. He said that the government was short of money to purchase oil for the production of electricity. He asked that if restaurants will be closed at 8 pm then what will they do?
He further said that there have been deaths in recently increased terrorist activities but the government has not planned anything to foil the terrorism. He said that nobody could stop elections in the country.