Pervaiz Elahi will cease to be CM after new notification: Rana Sanaullah

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Wednesday said that Pervaiz Elahi would cease to be chief minister of Punjab if he fails to secure the vote of trust as asked by Governor Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman, ARY News reported.

“If [the] CM Punjab does not seek a vote of confidence by 4pm Wednesday, he will cease to remain the CM,” said Rana Sanaullah, adding that the governor can summon assembly session to elect a new CM after 4pm.

Sanaullah also hinted at imposing governor’s rule in Punjab under Article 234 of the Constitution. “Governor of Punjab can request the prime minister to impose governor rule,” he added.

The interior minister further said that Hamza Shehbaz will be joint candidate of PDM if voting is held for new CM Punjab post. He maintained that CM Elahi will not get any relief from the court.


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