Pakistan political crisis live news: Khan removed as PM | Imran Khan News

  • Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been removed from office on Sunday after a no-confidence motion brought against him succeeds by a vote of 174-0.
  • This is the first time a no-confidence motion against a prime minister of Pakistan has been successful.
  • Speaker Asad Qaiser who was to preside over the vote, ordered by the Supreme Court, resigned prior to the vote.
  • A defiant Khan says he is in a fight to protect the country’s sovereignty and has called his supporters to the streets to defy opponents determined to unseat him.
  • Khan acted unconstitutionally last Sunday in blocking the no-confidence vote and dissolving parliament, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, ordering parliament to reconvene.

Here are the latest updates:

‘Will not seek revenge’: Sharif

Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif has said his party “will not seek revenge” in a brief speech in parliament after the vote.

“We will not put people in jails but…

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