Thank you for accepting resignations, Mr Speaker.

ISLAMABAD: PTI Senior Vice-President Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday thanked Speaker Pervaiz Ashraf for accepting the resignations of his party's lawmakers. However, he said until the acceptance of 70 more resignations, the slots of Leader of the Opposition in the NA and Public Accounts Committee chairman belong to his party. PTI central information secretary Farrukh Habib alleged the NA speaker had accepted the resignations with "ill intent" because he found out that the PTI intended to remove Raja Riaz as the NA opposition leader.

PTI leader Hammad Azhar alleged that the Election Commission had "received orders...

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