Deputy Speaker Dost Mazari ousted in no-confidence vote

Punjab Assembly passed no-trust motion against Dost Muhammad Mazari to remove him from his post as Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly on late Friday night.

Government alliance’s no-confident motion against Deputy Speaker Dost Muhammad Mazari succeeded on late Friday night, with 186 members in the 364-strong house voting in favour of the resolution.

The newly-elected Punjab Assembly Speaker Sibtain Khan announced the result after vote count. The opposition alliance did not take part in the voting process.