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Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pakistan PM poll

According to reports, the newly-elected Speaker of the House, Asad Qaiser announced the process for the Prime Minister poll. He informed that the nomination papers could be filed till 2 pm (local time) on Thursday and the process of scrutiny would start after 3 pm (local time).

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 16 Aug 2018, 14:13:41
Imran Khan and Shehbaz Sharif Imran Khan and Shehbaz Sharif

Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif filed their nomination papers for the election of Prime Minister which is to be held on August 17.

According to reports, the newly-elected Speaker of the House, Asad Qaiser announced the process for the Prime Minister poll. He informed that the nomination papers could be filed till 2 pm (local time) on Thursday and the process of scrutiny would start after 3 pm (local time).

PTI's Imran Khan would take oath as the new Pakistan Prime Minister at the President House in Islamabad on August 18. 

Pakistan went to polls on July 25 and the PTI had emerged as the single largest party with 116 seats. The party has 158 members in the NA after the ECP issued notifications of the successful candidates on the reserved seats for women and the minority community on August 11.

The Khan-led party reached the current figure after nine independent candidates joined and secured 33 seats reserved for the minorities and women.


First Published: 16 Aug 2018, 14:13:41

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