Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan announced to take fresh vote of confidence from the National Assembly on Saturday.
“Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has unanimously decided that Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly,” said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi while addressing a press conference along with fellow federal ministers including Shafqat Mehmood, Asad Umar, Shireen Mazari, Fawad Chaudhry, Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Hammad Azhar and others.
He described the victory of Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani as “negation of democracy”.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the PTI will continue its struggle for the transparency in election process in the country.
It is pertinent to mention that the decision came in the backdrop of an upset in the Senate elections in which Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) won the general seat from Federal Capital by securing 169 votes against 164 secured by Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh of PTI.