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Parvez Elahi insists Punjab Assembly will be dissolved despite assurance to court - Geo News

Last updated Saturday, December 24, 2022 02:05 ET , Source: TopWireNews

"Decision to dissolve assemblies is final," says Parvez Elahi.
PTI also raises objection to Elahi's assurance to court.
Provincial assemblies will be dissolved "in any case", says PTI.
Chief Minister Parvez Elahi said on Friday that the Punjab Assembly will be dissolved in line with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan's directives, moments after he assured a high court that he would not disband the legislative.
Earlier today, the Lahore High Court (LHC) restored Elahi as the chief minister following an undertaking submitted by him stating that he would not dissolve the provincial assembly.
"The decision to dissolve the assemblies is final; Imran Khan's decision will be implemented," the chief minister wrote on his official Twitter handle.
CM Elahi said that the "imported government" is running from elections, but the Punjab government will ensure that it is "presented in the people's court".
Before Elahi, PTI Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry insisted that provincial assemblies will be dissolved "in any case".
"The undertaking that Parvez Elahi has given is technical. However, the PTI does not agree with the undertaking that was given to the court. Assemblies will be dissolved in any case," Fawad told journalists in Lahore.
The court restored Parvez Elahi, the provincial cabinet, and also did not make it mandatory for the chief minister to take a vote of confidence on Punjab Governor Baligh-ur-Rehman's orders.
Fawad said the court has proved today that...

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