Baku, April 11, AZERTAC
Pakistan’s parliament on Monday elected former opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif as the country's new prime minister, according to Anadolu Agency.
Shehbaz, the younger brother of three-time former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and a joint candidate of the combined opposition secured 174 votes in a 342-member lower legislative chamber, the National Assembly.
A minimum of 172 votes were required for a simple majority in the parliament.
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