ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday moved Supreme Courtroom (SC) towards the Election Fee of Pakistan’s (ECP) determination to nominate opposition nominee Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi because the caretaker chief minister of Punjab.
The celebration additionally filed one other petition within the apex courtroom, searching for removing of Raja Riaz because the Opposition Chief within the Nationwide Meeting.
The ECP on Jan 22 appointed Mohsin Naqvi because the caretaker Punjab Chief Minister after the parliamentary committee failed to succeed in a consensus. The petition was filed by PTI Secretary Basic Asad Umar within the apex courtroom.
The petitioner pleaded with the courtroom to declare Naqvi’s appointment “null and void” and cease him from working as caretaker Punjab chief minister.
The petitioner additionally challenged the appointment of ECP members Babar Bharwana and Ikramullah in prime courtroom.
The matter of the appointment of the caretaker Punjab CM reached the election fee after the parliamentary committee failed to succeed in a consensus.
The PTI-PML-Q alliance had steered the names of Naveed Akram Cheema, Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera, Nasir Khosa and Naseer Khan as their nominee for the caretaker Punjab CM whereas, the opposition had picked the names of Mohsin Naqvi and Ahad Cheema.
Following the nomination of Naqvi for the slot, Imran Khan slammed the fee and tweeted, “PML-N has historical past of choosing their very own umpires nevertheless it’s unbelievable how ECP has chosen a sworn enemy of PTI as Caretaker CM Punjab – a submit meant for a non-partisan individual.”
“Naqvi additionally made a voluntary return cope with NAB [National Accountability Bureau]. SC [Supreme Court] in suo moto case no 17/2016 declared that in a case of voluntary return an individual can not maintain any public workplace at federal or provincial degree nor in any state organisation.”
Raja Riaz’s appointment as NA opposition chief challenged
IN one other petition, the PTI on Friday approached the Supreme Courtroom for the removing of Raja Riaz because the Opposition Chief within the Nationwide Meeting.
The petition said that Raja Riaz was appointed opposition chief with out the session of the PTI. He was made the opposition chief within the collusion with the incumbent authorities, bypassing the principles and laws.
Dissident Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MNA Raja Riaz was appointed as opposition chief in Nationwide Meeting with the help of 16 lawmakers in Could this 12 months after 125 PTI MNAs resigned from their meeting.
MNA Riaz joined the race for the opposition chief’s slot together with GDA MNA Ghous Bakhsh Mahar, following the withdrawal of PML-Q MNA Moonis Elahi.
The dissident PTI MNA had submitted an software signed by 17 lawmakers within the Nationwide Meeting secretariat for his nomination because the opposition chief. The deputy speaker sought names from the aspiring candidates for the opposition chief and the one who would have the help of the vast majority of opposition lawmakers can be nominated for the slot.