IN…PM Shehbaz advises Alvi to refrain from ‘unconstitutional’ acts. Referring to the president’s letter to Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja on the dates of elections for the Khyber Paktunkhwa and Punjab assemblies, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has encouraged President Arif Alvi to abstain from unlawful actions.
He claimed that Alvi’s letter to the Election Commission of. Pakistan (ECP) regarding the announcement of the schedule for elections in Punjab and KP was an unconstitutional act during. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party meeting that was presid over by the premier.
PM Shehbaz advises Alvi PML-N officials, members of the ruling coalition. And the federal government’s legal staff attended the meeting. The government’s legal team informed the attendees of the meeting about the. Supreme Court’s (SC) suo motu notice regarding the conduct of elections in Punjab and KP.
The prime minister urged the president to stop doing similar things in the future. He add that the ECP w s an autonomous institution and that whatever deci t made about elections in Punjab and. KP would be carri out by the government, saying that the government respected the court.
In order to write President Alvi a letter denouncing his unconstitutional act, the premier also gained the trust of the other members of the ruling coalition. The premier claimed that the so-called “Jail Bharo Tehreek” [court-arrest movement] of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had failed miserably and that people had rejected the politics of disorder and anarchy. He claimed that the public was now well aware of the PTI’s U-turns.
President Alvi urged the CEC to discuss last week about the date of elections in. Punjab and KP, but the ECP refused his request. As a result, President Alvi declared the date of elections in Punjab and KP as April 9 on his own.
Federal ministries had stated that the president’s decree was irrelevant and that his action was unconstitutional.
In the meantime, it w urg in the conference that two. Supreme Court judges disqualify themselves from cases involving the PML-N because the party did not expect them to provide justice.
Separately, former president and leader. Pakistan People’s Party Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met on Thursday to discuss the nation’s political climate.
It is believ hat President Dr. Arif Alvi’s act of announcing the date for elections in. Punjab and KP was discuss by the two leaders, despite the official statement made following the meeting being. Limite to only stating that the matters of mutual interest and the country’s overall political situation came under discussion.