Mustafa AY – TDO – 18.08.2018 On Friday, Pakistan’s lower house of parliament arranged an exclusive voting for electing the country’s new PM. As a result of the election, Imran Khan, who possesses nationwide reputation coming from his cricket background, accomplished to enter the office. Khan defeated main opposition party’s leader Shehbaz Sharif as he acquired 176 votes against Sharif’s 96 votes. National Assembly of Pakistan has total 342 seats.
Imran Khan is now assigned to constitute a government by the national assembly. However, to be able to constitute a majority government, Khan needs the endorsements of independent MPs in the lower house. If not, Imran Khan will has to form a coalition government by sharing cabinet seats with Shehbaz Sharif’s Pakistan’s Muslim Union.