Pak Crisis Highlights: Shehbaz Sharif takes oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan, rakes Kashmir in his inaugural speech

Pakistan Latest News: Media reports from Islamabad say that 174 lawmakers voted in favour of Shehbaz Sharif

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Shehbaz, 70, was the only candidate left in the race after former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced that his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party will boycott the voting and staged a walkout. (Reuters/File Photo)

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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