NA Speaker Asked To Remove Raja Riaz As Opp Leader After LHC Order.

National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf has been asked to decide on the appointment of PTI MNA Raja Riaz as opposition leader in the assembly as per the directives of a Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict.

The letter to the NA speaker was sent by Advocate Azhar Siddique who said that the decision on appointment of Raja Riaz should be made within 30 days as per the directives of the LHC.

'Opposition leader has an important role to play in the National Assembly which included appointment of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members and NAB appointments,' he said.

He further alleged that the opposition leader is in collusion with the government and is not playing his role.

On August 03, the Lahore High Court (LHC) was approached for the removal of Opposition Leader in National Assembly Raja Riaz citing that PTI is still the leading opposition party in the assembly and he was given the position without the party's approval.

The petition was filed by Advocate Azhar Siddique stated that Raja Riaz was appointed opposition leader without the consultation of the PTI which is still the biggest party in the National...

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