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Pakistan’s Attorney General has resigned after Imran Khan’s government lost its majority in the National Assembly.
Imran Khan loses no-trust motion with 174 members voting against him in Pakistan’s National Assembly.
Workers of Imran Khan’s party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) reach outside the National Assembly as voting on the no-confidence motion against the Pakistan PM continues.

??PTI workers have reached outside Parliament House as voting on the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan started in the National Assembly

Read: https://t.co/leLyZN9izc#SamaaTV pic.twitter.com/HQ1c3iRMKB

Even as voting on no-trust motion against Imran Khan is underway, the session of Pakistan’s National Assembly will be called at 2 PM today (Pakistan time) to nominate the new prime minister. The session will not be prorogued.
Shehbaz Sharif is likely to be the new PM of Pakistan.
Pakistan Prime Minister’s Secretary Azam Khan has been transferred, notification issued, according to Geo TV.

Sad day for Pakistan.. return of looters a good man sent home

Pakistan PM Imran Khan has left the Prime Minister’s residence, according to Samaa TV.
Pakistan’s National Assembly has been adjourned for two minutes. The session will reconvene shortly.
Voting for no-trust motion against the Imran Khan govt begins in Pakistan’s National Assembly. Doors of entrance into the hall of assembly hall are locked.

No-trust motion begins in Pak Assembly#ImranKhan #Pakistan #Politics | @ShivAroor pic.twitter.com/t8a5JYrI6a

After Pakistan National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser announces his resignation, invitation has been given to opposition party leader Ayaz Sadiq to preside over the assembly session.
Pakistan National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser and his deputy Qasim Suri’s have resigned.

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Pakistan: Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker resign#ImranKhan #Pakistan #Politics | @ShivAroor @Geeta_Mohan pic.twitter.com/6n7xIVUOu5

The Supreme Court Bar files contempt of court petition on no-confidence motion, Geo News reported.
High alert at domestic airports in Pakistan. Government officials will not be able to travel abroad without permission, Geo News reported.
Sources added that the leave of all the officers of Islamabad Police and Administration has been canceled and an emergency has been declared in the hospitals of Islamabad.

1hr left still no vote. Court orders violated. Constitution being broken for the second time. We have been here since 10am. For 10:30am session. Still haven’t started agenda. pic.twitter.com/CmpvWwExXE

The Chief Justice has instructed relevant officials of the top court to open the doors at 12am, sources say.

Chief Justice of Pakistan has decided to open the Supreme Court’s doors at 12am, as the National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser is yet to allow voting on the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, reports Pakistan’s Geo News quoting sources

National Assembly Secretariat officials have persuaded the Speaker to conduct vote on the no-confidence motion, reported Geo News.
The Pakistan National Assembly speaker invited higher officials of the secretariat to his chamber, reported Geo News.
Pakistani Opposition leader Maryam Nawaz Sharif said, “The Supreme Court of Pakistan must take immediate suo motto notice of brazen violation of its decision and order arrests of Imran Khan, Speaker and Deputy Speaker before the PM blows everything up. Bureaucracy/administrations should refuse to comply with any orders coming from the government.”
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