PML-Q names Hussain Elahi for Opposition Leader in NA

By: News Desk
Published: 06:26 PM, 22 Apr, 2022
PML-Q names Hussain Elahi for Opposition Leader in NA
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The Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has named Hussain Elahi for the post of Leader of Opposition in National Assembly, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Friday. 

A written request has been submitted to National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf. The written request has been has been signed by PML-Q lawmakers Moonis Elahi, Farah Khan, and Hussain Elahi himself.

The seat fell vacant after the ex-opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif became prime minister. 

Shehbaz Sharif formed a new government that can remain in place until the upcoming election.

Imran Khan attempted to block a previous attempt to bring a no-confidence motion against him by dissolving parliament and calling for a snap election.

However, the country's Supreme Court upheld an opposition petition that his actions were unconstitutional and ordered the no-confidence vote to go ahead.