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No One Will Now Use the Words ‘Selected Prime Minister’ In The House: Deputy Speaker

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ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri has said that no one will be allowed to use the term “selected prime minister” in the House, as the prime minister was elected on the basis of majority votes.

No one would use such words in the House in the future, Suri said, adding that he too an elected deputy speaker.

He said the House comprised elected representatives and everyone had become a member only after being elected.

“You insult the House by using such words”, Suri said, while asking Agha Rafiullah of PPP to shun the practice and sit on his chair.

He passed the remarks as Power Minister Omar Ayub said treasury bench wanted to submit a privilege motion against those who breach the privilege of the House, the rules say that the Leader of the House is the elected prime minister.

He asked the chair to remove the words “selected prime minister” whenever used by MNA and said they were submitting a privilege against such members.

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