Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to be PM for Interim Period


Islamabad (July 29, 2017): Senior PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will be prime minister for the interim period of 45 days before Shahbaz Sharif election as MNA.

As per details, the informal consultative meeting of senior PML-N leaders held at Prime Minister House decided that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif will succeed Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister.

As Shahbaz is not member of National Assembly and cannot become Prime Minister immediately, so as a stopgap arrangement Abbasi will be elected as Prime Minister for the interim 45 day period during which Shahbaz Sharif will contest by-elections on the seat fell vacant after Nawaz’s disqualification.

He will be elected as PM after his election as MNA and till then Abbasi will be prime minister.

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Originally Posted on Abbtak TV


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