ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has submitted the document of the National Assembly earlier than the Islamabad High Court (IHC) displaying former deputy speaker Qasim Suri approving and notifying resignations of 123 MNAs of the social gathering, ARY NEWS reported.
The IHC led by performing Chief Justice Aamir Farooq was listening to a petition from the PTI towards phase-wise acceptance of MNAs’ resignations. He directed the secretary National Assembly to submit the document and issued notices to the speaker, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), and the secretary cupboard division.
PTI counsel Advocate Faysal Chaudhry stated that Qasim Suri accepted the resignations of 123 PTI MNAs and his successor has no proper to reverse his choice. “Accepting some of the resignations out of 123 is against the law and regulations,” he stated.
The PTI additionally submitted an order from the then deputy speaker to just accept resignations on April 13 who additionally directed to inform it within the gazette.
Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf lately accepted the resignations of 11 PTI MNAs.
The resignations of 11 PTI MNAs together with Shireen Mazari, Ali Muhammad Khan, Ijaz Shah, Farrukh Habib, Shandana Gulzar, Fazal Muhammad, Fakhar Zaman, Abdul Shakoor Shad, Jameel Ahmed and Akram Cheema had been accepted initially and extra resignations can be accepted in phases.
The NA Speaker held consultations with Khursheed Shah, Ayaz Sadiq and Khawaja Saad Rafique earlier than accepting the resignations and despatched a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to denotify the lawmakers.