ISLAMABAD: Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Qasim Suri has rejected the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, terming it against Article 5 of the Constitution.
Shortly after the session began, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that loyalty to the state was the basic duty of every citizen under Article 5.
Earlier, to avoid any untoward incident on a decisive day, the district administration has imposed Section 144 and completely banned pillion riding in Islamabad for today.
A statement issued by the Islamabad deputy commissioner said that the Red Zone has been sealed with big containers and barbed wires and with tightened security in the federal capital.
The local administration has also prohibited all kinds of gatherings in areas in and outside the Red Zone within a one-kilometre radius.
Earlier, the joint opposition has also submitted a no-confidence motion against Speaker of National Assembly Asad Qaiser.