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Pakistan PM wins vote of confidence amidst protest, boycott

Published : Saturday, 6 March, 2021 at 4:37 PM  Count : 205

Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an interview in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly later this week to prove he enjoys the support of majority in lower house of the parliament despite the defeat of his ruling party's key candidate in the Senate's elections a day before, a Cabinet minister said, Thursday, March 4, 2021. (AP)

Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an interview in Islamabad, Pakistan. Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly later this week to prove he enjoys the support of majority in lower house of the parliament despite the defeat of his ruling party's key candidate in the Senate's elections a day before, a Cabinet minister said, Thursday, March 4, 2021. (AP)


Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday in a session marked by opposition boycott and protest, reports Reuters.

Khan was able to secure 178 votes, against the 172 required to win confidence, the speaker of the house announced.
Khan had himself volunteered to seek parliament's confidence after the government’s finance minister lost a high-profile Senate seat election earlier in the week.

SZAPakistan PM wins vote of confidence amidst protest, boycott

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday in a session marked by opposition boycott and protest, reports Reuters.





Khan was able to secure 178 votes, against the 172 required to win confidence, the speaker of the house announced.
Khan had himself volunteered to seek parliament's confidence after the government’s finance minister lost a high-profile Senate seat election earlier in the week.

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