Wasiq Qayyum elected Punjab Assembly’s deputy speaker unopposed
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Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Nad Pakistan Muslim League-Q’s joint candidate Wasiq Qayyum Saturday elected Punjab Assembly’s deputy speaker unopposed, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Wasiq was the only candidate who submitted the nomination papers for the deputy speaker slot as the opposition alliance failed to pitch their candidate till the deadline.
A notification regarding the success of Wasiq Qayyum will be issued shortly.
The deputy speaker’s slot fell vacant after a successful no-trust motion ousted Dost Muhammad Mazari from the office, who took sides with the PML-N and its allied parties during the recent constitutional crisis in the country.