Imran Khan No-Trust Vote Highlights: Soon after leader of Opposition in Pakistan Parliament Shehbaz Sharif was elected the new prime minister, his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi congratulated him on his post. “Congratulations to H. E. Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on his election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. India desires peace and stability in a region free of terror, so that we can focus on our development challenges and ensure the well-being and prosperity of our people,” he wrote on Twitter.
In his address to Pakistan Parliament after being elected as the country’s 23rd prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said he wanted “good relations” India, but also brought up the Kashmir issue. “We want good relations with India but a durable peace can’t be possible without Kashmir’s solution,” Shehbaz was quoted as saying by Reuters.
PML-N leader Shehbaz Shariff was elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan through a voting in the country’s National Assembly, Dawn newspaper reported. After being elected as PM, Sharif said good has prevailed over evil and vowed to “resign and go home if conspiracy is proved in letter controversy”. Ahead of the voting, Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) boycotted the procedure. PTI PM candidate Shah Mahmood Qureshi announced the boycott of voting to elect new Pakistan premier. The PTI lawmakers resigned from the Parliament and staged a walkout.