key decisions. 32 If the resolution is passed by the two-third majority at the joint session declaring that the President is unfit to hold the office due to incapacity or is guilty of violating the Constitution or of gross misconduct, then the President shall cease to hold. See: Movement to impeach Pervez Musharraf a b c d e f g h i j k l m Web Edition. "706 Electoral College members to elect 12th President of Pakistan". Article 243(3) in Chapter 2: The Armed Forces. Suffering from paralysis and declining health, Ayub Khan handed over the presidency to army chief General Yahya Khan, who imposed martial law and announced that nationwide elections would be held in 1970. Eventually, general elections were held in 1970 which saw the PPP gaining a majority of seats in West Pakistan (current day Pakistan) and the Awami League gaining a majority in East Pakistan (current day Bangladesh). The second Constitution introduced by President Ayub Khan turned the country into a presidential republic without direct elections. 23 The incumbent president is eligible for re-election to that office, but cannot hold that office for more than two consecutive terms. "Mamnoon Hussain elected 12th President of Pakistan". Contents Powers and authority edit Role of the rencontres adultere wasquehal president edit The Ceremonial guard of honour at the Aiwan-e-sadr. Archived from the original on 14 February 2016. 31 The President has the right to defend oneself. A b c d e f APP, Associate Press of Pakistan. In Urdu, (- ) Article 42 in Chapter 1: The President in Part III: The Federation of Pakistan in the Constitution of Pakistan Line of succession and removal edit Main article: Line of succession to the President of Pakistan The Constitution discusses the possibility. Khan successfully campaigned against his opponent, Fatima Jinnah, for a second term, but some have alleged that elections were rigged in favour of Khan. 22 Also, legislators from larger states cast more votes than those from smaller provinces. 5, in addition, the Constitution prohibits the President from exercising the authority of running the government.