Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a meeting of his cabinet ministers late Saturday, though local media reports said his government is likely to lose the no-confidence motion in the evening. Khan has called a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s residence here at 9 pm. Geo News quoted high-level sources as saying that important decisions are expected to be taken in the meeting. However, the meeting took many by surprise as the no-confidence vote is expected to be completed by around 8 pm and there is little chance of Khan’s survival.

Khan, who is saying he will fight till the last ball, may delay opposition parties’ no-confidence vote, should members of his National Assembly deliver a lengthy speech on an alleged “foreign conspiracy” to topple his government. said. Khan has been claiming that the opposition’s no-confidence motion against him was the result of a foreign conspiracy because of his independent foreign policy and money was being sent from abroad to oust him from power. In an address to the nation on Friday, the 69-year-old prime minister reiterated his allegations that a senior US diplomat had threatened regime change in Pakistan. The US has vehemently denied these allegations.