Pakistan’s troubles increased due to political crisis, IMF suspends loan program

Supreme Court is hearing the matter 
The Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of this whole matter. The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday adjourned for a day the hearing in the matter of dismissal of the no-confidence motion by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and the subsequent dissolution of Parliament. The hearing of the case was adjourned till 12 noon on Tuesday.

Imran will continue in the post 
Pakistan President Arif Alvi issued a notification on Monday saying that Imran Khan will continue as the Prime Minister of the country till the appointment of the caretaker Prime Minister. Earlier, the Cabinet Secretariat had issued a notification saying that Khan would ‘resign as the Prime Minister of Pakistan with immediate effect.’’

However, under Article 94 of the Constitution, the President ‘‘s can ask the outgoing Prime Minister to continue in office until his successor takes over as the Prime Minister.’’

PTI lost majority 
Imran Khan came to power in 2018 with the promise of creating a ‘Naya Pakistan’ and is now at a critical juncture in his political career as his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has lost majority. Two of his allies also withdrew support to the government and joined hands with the opposition.

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