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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi likely to be interim prime minister

By Web Desk
July 28, 2017

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz has decided to bring in Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as an interim prime minister for a few weeks before electing Shahbaz Sharif to the post, according to Geo News. 

The TV reported that Abbasi is  most likely to be appointed as interim prime minister because he is considered an undisputed leader of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz.

Earlier, it was reported that most PMLN leaders and members of Sharif family agreed on former defence minister Khawaja Muhamamd Asif's name as the interim prime minister.

The former defence minister, who is considered one of the most trusted allies of Nawaz Sharif, has held a series of key positions within the PML-N since 1991. He was elected to the National Assembly from Sialkot.