ISLAMABAD: Following a major upset in Senate polls, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly members on March 6, Saturday (tomorrow).
According to details, President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi has summoned the session of National Assembly at 12.15pm.
Prime Minister Imran Khan needed support of 171 members of National Assembly while numbers of members of PTI and allied parties 181. Opposition alliance has 160 MNAs. PML-N and PPP have respectively 83 and 55. Independent candidate are four in numbers, MMA has 15 seats while PML-Q has 5 seats.
MQM-P and GDA have 7 and 3 seats respectively, Awami Muslim League (AML) , Awami National Party (ANP), Jamhori Watan Party (JWP) have one each while Balochistan National Party (BNP) and Balochistan Awami Party have 4 and 5 seats respectively.
The premier is also scheduled to chair a joint parliamentary party meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and its allied parties at 3:00pm today to take the participants into confidence regarding current political situation arising after the Senate elections.
The PM will also brief the attendees about the purpose of obtaining the vote of confidence from the Parliament.