Wednesday, May 22, 2024

SIC Walkout Halts Punjab Assembly Chief Minister Election

Lawmakers from the opposition Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) staged a walkout during a debate with Punjab Assembly Speaker Malik Ahmed Khan, leading to a halt in proceedings.

Despite the speaker's insistence on adhering to the assembly agenda, the SIC members protested and left the session.

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The disruption occurred as the assembly prepared for the election of the chief minister, with PML-N's Maryam Nawaz set to compete against SIC's Rana Aftab.

The walkout ensued after the speaker announced the voting procedure, prompting slogans and the boycott of the election by SIC lawmakers.

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Amir Shahzad
Amir Shahzad
Amir Shahzad is a experienced journalist with exceptional leadership skills. Graduated from University of Peshawar, he pitched number of acclaimed stories in the national news channels. At present, serving as senior reporter in a reputed news channel of Pakistan, Amir deliver a vast array of in-depth and informative news packages on country's most strenuous part Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) bordering Afghanistan. He loves reading and travelling.

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