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Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. (AFP)


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Newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. (Reuters)


Pakistan Elects Abbasi as Prime Minister

Pakistan Elects Abbasi as Prime Minister

Veteran lawmaker Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was elected prime minister on Tuesday by Pakistan’s parliament after the ouster of Nawaz Sharif last week. Nominated by Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Abbasi secured 221 votes, Speaker Sardar Ayaz...