Prime Minister Imran Khan will benefit in practice if Maulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali, the only member of the Jamaat-e-Islami National Assembly, remains neutral.
ISLAMABAD – The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has decided to remain neutral in the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, in which case, in practice, Prime Minister Imran Khan will benefit.
According to sources, the leadership of Jamaat-e-Islami after considering the contacts made by the opposition parties in support of the no-confidence motion has decided that the only member of the National Assembly belonging to Jamaat-e-Islami, Maulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali, should not oppose the Prime Minister. Will remain neutral in the confidence motion.
If this decision is reacted to, in practice it will benefit Prime Minister Imran Khan as it is the responsibility of the united opposition to get 172 votes in support of the movement.
At present, the opposition parties have a total of 162 votes, one of which will be a blow to the opposition. On the other hand, PML-N President and Leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari have agreed. That Imran Khan and his followers will not be allowed to flee.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Shahbaz Sharif had a telephone conversation during which they discussed making the no-confidence motion a success. Bilawal Bhutto said that the government’s delaying tactics instead of confronting the no-confidence motion were intolerable. That the opposition will not forgive Imran Khan for his economic crimes, will not allow Imran Khan and his followers to flee.
Maulana Fazlur Rehman, head of the Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition parties, also said that the government’s allies were no longer with him.
The success of the no-confidence motion is certain In a joint press conference, he claimed that the allies of the government were no longer with him but it may take a day or two for him to announce that he was with us but after meeting the MQM leadership he was completely satisfied and now Is sure of success because Imran Khan is alone.
Fazlur Rehman said that Imran Khan and the people of his party make inappropriate speeches. It is disrespectful to have such people in the office. Opposition and MQM are in complete agreement on the current situation.