Pakistan Political Crisis Latest Highlights: Shehbaz Sharif is the new Prime Minister of Pakistan. After a chaotic session of the National Assembly, Sharif was elected a short while ago. The PTI lawmakers walked out of the session. The Dawn reports that 174 lawmakers voted in favour of Sharif. The Monday’s development come after the Imran Khan government lost the midnight trust vote on Saturday. While announcing the boycott, PTI’s Shah Mehmood Quereshi said that the party will choose the path of ‘self-respect.’
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Soon after he was elected as Pakistan's Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif in his inaugural speech on Monday raised the issue of abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir and alleged that the people in the Valley were “bleeding” and Pakistan will provide them with “diplomatic and moral support” besides raising the matter at every international fora. (PTI)
Amid high-voltage drama, the PML-N chief has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's prime minister candidate Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday announced that his party will boycott the voting to elect new premier in Parliament minutes after the National Assembly's crucial session began to elect Imran Khan's successor.
Pakistan National Assembly's crucial session began on Monday to elect a new prime minister, amid uncertainty over the status of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers who have started resigning from the House ahead of the voting to elect a new premier.
GEO TV quoted sources as saying that Imran Khan has also decided to quit as a member of the National Assembly. “We will not sit in this Assembly under any circumstances,” sources privy to the matter quoted Khan as saying.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawmakers to resign from National Assembly and fight for freedom, says Imran Khan's aide Fawad Chaudhry.
In 2019, the National Accountability Bureau arrested Shehbaz and his son, Hamza Sharif, accusing them of money laundering.
Pakistan's National Assembly will convene to elect a prime minister on Monday. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Sharif, 70, and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) vice-chairman and former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday filed their nomination papers for the post. – PTI