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No-confidence motion moved in Pakistan parliament in bid to remove PM Khan

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Al-Araby

Pakistan’s parliament took up a no-confidence motion moved by opposition lawmakers on Monday in a bid to remove Prime Minister Imran Khan, pushing the South Asian nation closer to political turmoil. The house will begin a debate on the motion on Thursday and a vote is to be held within seven days. “The prime minister ceases to hold his office after he has lost the confidence of this house,” opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif said, reading from the no-confidence motion telecast live on television. The move comes as Pakistan faces a recurring economic crisis, with Khan’s government banking on the …

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