Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Wednesday warned of imposing governor’s rule in Punjab if he was restricted from entering the province. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, he said he had already begun drafting a summary for the imposition of governor’s rule, which is moved by the interior ministry, because of the kind of statements opposition political leaders had been making.
The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside deputy speaker’s ruling to dismiss the no-trust resolution against Prime Minister Imran. It also dismissed the subsequent dissolution of the NA by the president on the PM’s advice, with all five judges unanimously voting 5-0 against it. The SC then ordered for session of National Assembly to reconvene on Saturday.
Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) leaders will be offered tea and snacks if they decide to stage a long march towards Rawalpindi, Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar, director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has announced. DG ISPR’s comments were in response to Maulana Fazlur Rehman’s indication that the opposition could turn the direction of its anti-government movement towards the army leadership.
Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, the youngest daughter of former president Asif Ali Zardari and Benazir Bhutto, will be leading the Pakistan Democratic Movement’s (PDM) jalsa in Multan today. Aseefa is standing in for party chairman and brother Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus last week and is self-isolating. He will be addressing the jalsa via video link.
Major opposition parties on Sunday came together and announced lthe launching of a three-phased anti-government movement, demanding resignation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Giving a formal shape to their alliance with the name of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), the opposition parties will start with countrywide public meetings next month, protest demonstrations and rallies in December and a “decisive long march” towards Islamabad in January 2021.