Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as new prime minister

Shehbaz Sharif was sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan on Monday, bringing to an end the political uncertainty that had gripped the country since a no-confidence motion was introduced against his predecessor Imran Khan on March 8. Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani administered oath of office to 70-year-old Shehbaz in President Dr Arif Alvi’s … Read more

Pakistan political crisis: Here’s what it means for India, rest of the world

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan blocked a no-confidence vote he looked sure to lose on Sunday and advised the president to order fresh elections, fueling anger among the opposition and deepening the country’s political crisis. His actions have created huge uncertainty in Islamabad, with constitutional experts debating their legality and pondering whether Khan and his … Read more