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PM Modi Congratulates Pakistan’s New Prime Minister

PM Modi Congratulates Pakistan’s New Prime Minister.
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Shehbaz Sharif secured his second term as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Sunday; he secured 201 votes in parliament amidst protests. Along with the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, his party, the PML-N, will form a coalition government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif, of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party on Tuesday. PM Modi took to X and wrote, “Congratulations to @CMShehbaz on being sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.”

The leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Sharif, supported party loyalist Sardar Ayaz Sadiq for speaker of the national house and his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif for prime minister.

Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of Nawaz Sharif, was appointed as the chief minister of Punjab province as part of the agreement forming the PML-N-PPP alliance. On February 26, Maryam, Nawaz’s political heir took the oath of office and became the nation’s first female chief minister of any province. Asif Ali Zardari, the former president of Pakistan, was appointed as the PPP’s senior leader and would hold the presidency, according to the other agreement.

Sharif’s party, the Nawaz PML-N, came in second in the February 8 elections. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), the party of imprisoned former prime minister Imran Khan, backed independent candidates who won the most seats but were unable to secure a majority in parliament.

Who is Shehbaz Sharif?

Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, born September 23, 1951, is a Pakistani politician and businessman who is currently serving as the 24th prime minister of Pakistan since March 2024, having previously served in the post from April 2022 to August 2023.

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