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Shahid Abbasi likely to continue as Pak PM for 10-month PML-N tenure

Abbasi, 58, was endorsed by Sharif to hold the post for interim arrangement till mid-September until Shehbaz makes it to Islamabad.

03 Aug 2017 7:14 PM

New Pakistan PM delays formation of Cabinet

The oath-taking of the federal cabinet was expected on Wednesday but the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) failed to finalise a team.

03 Aug 2017 6:48 AM

New Pak PM consults with ousted Sharif on cabinet

Abbasi himself served as petroleum minister in Sharif's previous cabinet, which stepped down after he was removed.

02 Aug 2017 6:15 PM

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: From Sharif loyalist to accidental PM

A die-hard supporter of Sharif, he was elected Prime Minister by Pak's National Assembly and put up a strong defence of the ousted leader.

01 Aug 2017 9:16 PM

Pak parliament elects Shahid Abbasi as interim Prime Minister

Sharif resigned on Friday, after the top court ruled that he faces corruption charges for the infamous Panama Papers leak case.

01 Aug 2017 5:49 PM


Pakistan interim PM Abbasi faces Rs 220 billion corruption probe

Abbasi is expected to be elected as the new Prime Minister by Pakistan’s Parliament on Tuesday, replacing ousted premier Nawaz Sharif.

01 Aug 2017 6:47 AM

Possibility of Indo-Pak talks has receded further

Apparently, Shehbaz, 65, cannot immediately replace his brother as he is not an MP. 

30 Jul 2017 7:03 AM

Shahid Abbasi is interim Pakistan Prime Minister

Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shehbaz, the 65-year-old Punjab CM, cannot immediately replace take over as Prime Minister as he is not an MP.

30 Jul 2017 2:46 AM

Pakistan's deposed PM Sharif names brother Shehbaz as successor

The younger Sharif holds only a provincial seat and thus must be elected to the national Assembly before becoming the new prime minister.

29 Jul 2017 9:17 PM

Shahid Abbasi to be interim Pak PM till Sharif's brother Shehbaz takes over

Abbasi will run the govt as interim prime minister for 45 days until Nawaz Sharif's brother Shahbaz is elected as member of parliament.

29 Jul 2017 5:47 PM


PML-N may reject JIT report

Sharif’s party says Qatari Prince Al-Thani’s testimony must be included.

10 Jul 2017 6:41 AM