ISLAMABAD – Soon after National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser resigned from his office, former speaker Ayaz Sadiq, who is one of the members of the Panel of Chair, took over the chair of the speaker and held voting on the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
According to results of the voting on the no-confidence motion, 174 members of the opposition voted against Prime Minister Imran Khan, removing him from his office as prime minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
As voting started at 11:58pm, Sadiq adjourned the session just two minutes later since a new day was going to start at 12:00am.
Before the National Assembly started voting on the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Imran Khan left Prime Minister's House in Islamabad and shifted to his private residence in the Bani Gala neighbourhood of the federal capital Islamabad.
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Naveed Qamar moved the resolution for no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan. The speaker adopted the resolution and ordered voting on the no-confidence motion.
PPP Co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari was the first lawmaker to cast his vote on the no-confidence motion against Khan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan is the third Pakistani prime minister to face the no-confidence motion against him. However, he is the first to be voted out through the no-confidence motion.
Pakistani rupee remained stable against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The price of gold increased by thousands of rupees due to an upward trend in the international market.
On Sunday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs219,800 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs188,450.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs201,482, 21 karat rate costs Rs192,325 and 18k gold rate is Rs164,850.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Sunday.
|Lahore||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Karachi||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Islamabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Peshawar||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Quetta||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Sialkot||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Attock||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Gujranwala||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Jehlum||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Multan||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Gujrat||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Nawabshah||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Chakwal||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Hyderabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Nowshehra||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Sargodha||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Faisalabad||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|
|Mirpur||PKR 219,800||PKR 2,730|