Imran Khan made the announcement in a televised address to the nation, alleging that some lawmakers from his ruling Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) party had been bribed by the opposition to vote for former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani in the Senate elections on Wednesday.
Gilani, fielded by the opposition alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) secured 169 votes while Hafeez Sheikh could manage 164 ballots. Seven votes were declared invalid and were rejected by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
Despite the threat of COVID-19 and harsh weather conditions, the Gilgit-Baltistan people voted in a complete discipline manner with no reports of violence coming from any part of the region where out of 1,141 polling stations, 577 had been declared sensitive and 297 highly sensitive.
A spokesperson of Bilawal House said that the Nikkah of Bakhtawar with Chaudhry will be held on Jan.29 while the Barat is scheduled for Jan.30. The Bilawal House also said that close to 1,000 guests have been invited to the wedding. T
In his tweet Bilawal described the occasion as "happiest moment in many years to see my sister getting married. Felt like our mother was watching over us in this moment of joy. Wishing them both all the best for their new life together.”
An NAB spokesman said Faryal Talpur had been ordered to remain in her house. He said she would be attended by female police officers and her treatment should not be described as an arrest.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz held a luncheon meeting with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday with the consent and blessings of her father,
Imran invited PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Asif Zardari to stage a sit-in against the government in Islamabad if they so wish, saying their efforts to bring down the PTI government "will not succeed."
Imran Khan was popular even before coming into power, the last year spectator Index placed him at 7th spot with 8.17 million Twitter followers which after taking the premiership has shot up to 9.4 million followers.
Commenting on it, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s aide Dr Shahbaz Gill said that the prediction means that Bilawal will not get married for the whole of his life because he has no chance to become prime minister.