“Breaking News: Shehbaz Sharif Re-Elected as Prime Minister of Pakistan for Second Term”

In a noteworthy turn of events in Pakistan’s political landscape, Shehbaz Sharif, the younger sibling of the three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has secured his second term as the country’s 24th prime minister. This electoral victory comes three weeks after the national vote held on February 8.

As the president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shehbaz Sharif garnered a total of 201 votes in the National Assembly, surpassing the minimum requirement for a simple majority by a significant margin of 32 votes. This overwhelming support from parliamentary members underscores his strong backing within the political arena.

His primary opponent in this election was Omer Ayub Khan, representing the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party led by the incarcerated former Prime Minister Imran Khan. Khan managed to secure 92 votes in the parliamentary election, falling short of the requisite number for victory.

In accordance with Pakistani parliamentary protocols, a candidate must secure a minimum of 169 votes in the 336-member National Assembly to claim the esteemed position of prime minister through a simple majority.

With his electoral triumph, Shehbaz Sharif is slated to take the oath of office on Monday, assuming the responsibilities of steering the government. This electoral outcome signifies a notable shift in Pakistan’s political dynamics and sets the stage for Shehbaz Sharif’s leadership in addressing the nation’s challenges and advancing its developmental objectives.

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