With the dissolution of the National Assembly, the Federal Cabinet also came to an end.
President Arif Alvi signing the summary of the dissolution of the National Assembly.
President Dr. Arif Alvi signed the summary of dissolution of the National Assembly sent by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, after which the assembly has been dissolved immediately.
Several hours after the summary of the dissolution of the National Assembly was sent to the Prime Minister by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, the Prime Minister sent this summary to the President.
The delay in sending the summary raised fears that the assembly would not be dissolved today. However, government sources reassured that the summary is ready, just waiting for the Prime Minister’s order, as soon as the order is received, the summary of dissolution of assemblies will be sent to the President.
After some time, the summary of the news has been sent to the President.
On the advice of the Prime Minister, the President was bound to dissolve the National Assembly within 48 hours. In case the President did not sign, the National Assembly was to dissolve itself within 48 hours.
However, now with the dissolution of the National Assembly, the Federal Cabinet has also come to an end. But Shahbaz Sharif will remain the prime minister until the caretaker prime minister is appointed.
After the dissolution of the National Assembly, the Election Commission will now have to conduct general elections within 90 days.
The Prime Minister will consult with the opposition leader on the caretaker set-up tomorrow.
According to the sources, the summary of the dissolution of the National Assembly was sent to the Prime Minister on Wednesday morning, the summary was sent by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, but the date of the dissolution of the National Assembly was left blank in the summary.
“There is no deadlock on the caretaker prime minister issue”
On the other hand, opposition leader Raja Riaz denied the media reports and said that he is expected to meet with the Prime Minister on Wednesday, if no conclusion is reached today, he will meet again on Thursday.
Opposition leader Raja Riaz said in a media talk that the political future will be decided only after meeting with the opposition.
Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Raja Riaz said that there is no deadlock on the caretaker prime minister issue and he is expected to meet with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif today.
Talking to Geo News, Raja Riaz said that the Assembly will be dissolved today, after which there will be three days during which we will consult together for the Caretaker Prime Minister.
Asked how many chances there are that the opposition leader and the prime minister could not agree on a name, Raja Riaz said, “I and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will try to come up with a name.” Agree on and the matter does not reach the Election Commission.
He expressed the hope that whatever name is finalized for the position will be acceptable to all.