According to Article 245, acts of armed forces cannot be challenged in court when they are called in to support the civil administration.
"I had to take an extreme step in my defence," Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan later tweeted. She said that after holding consultations, she will take legal action against Mandokhel. In a video message released later, Dr Awan poured the entire blame on the PPP MP for the fracas.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said the government created innovative employment opportunities for the daily wagers by employing them as part of “10 Billion Tree Tsunami” project.
He did not mention a recent meeting of Functional League Secretary General Muhammad Ali Durrani with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and leader of opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif in Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore.
PDM chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has convened a meeting of heads of the multiparty alliance’s constituent parties on Nov.8 to review the prevailing political situation in the wake of allegations of treason.
More than 700 candidates were taking part in the AJKLA elections. About 3.2 million people are registered to vote. Unofficial results are likely to be announced overnight.
According to Gallup Pakistan, 70 per cent Pakistanis have said they expect to see the PTI government complete its full term. Of the remaining, 20 per cent believed it would not be able to complete its five-year term, while 11 per cent were not sure.
The use of Electronic Voting Machines ( EVMs) doesn’t suit opposition parties at all because that system stops individuals from rigging the elections.
Talking about the economic challenges last year, the president noted that world economies shrank due to the negative consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, but due to the government's prudent policies, "Pakistan's economic performance was better compared to other countries."