Connect with us

Politics

Pakistani parties steal electoral mandate as coalition forms without Imran Khan

Pakistani parties steal electoral mandate as coalition forms without Imran Khan

 


To receive free, real-time breaking news alerts delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our free breaking news emails Sign up for our free breaking news emails

Pakistan's two most powerful political parties have finalized a deal to form a coalition government, weeks after being defeated in the general election by independent candidates backed by Imran Khan's opposition party.

The deal between the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People's Party will result in a government similar in composition to the one that ousted Mr Khan as prime minister in 2022, with Shehbaz Sharif reinstalled as Prime Minister.

The PML-N won 79 seats in the February 8 elections and the PPP 54, both well short of the 133 needed for an absolute majority and behind the 92 seats won by independents backed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI) by Mr. Khan. to party.

The PTI has accused the two former parties, seen as enjoying the backing of the powerful military, of stealing Mr Khan's mandate, as well as rigging the elections on a large scale in their favor.

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari announced at a joint press conference held at midnight at Zardari House that the PMLN and PPP collectively had enough seats to establish the federal government.

Pakistan People's Party and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz now have full strength and we are in a position to form the next government, Mr. Bhutto Zardari said alongside top leaders of both parties.

PMLN President Shehbaz Sharif has been proposed as the prime ministerial candidate, Dawn reported. Asif Ali Zardari is expected to become president in a vote by MPs in the coming weeks.

The coalition's goal is to address the country's economic crisis, Mr. Bhutto Zardari said.

Mr. Sharif pledged to act collectively to address economic and other challenges.

At Tuesday's press conference, Sharif said authorities had invited the PTI to form a government, but the party was unable to secure the seats needed to do so. The PTI had previously ruled out the idea of ​​forming a coalition with any of the other major parties after the elections.

Mr Sharif said the PMLN and its allied parties would have been ready to sit on the opposition benches if the PTI had succeeded in forming its government.

Meanwhile, the PTI continued to contest the results of an election marred by nationwide protests, rigged allegations and internet restrictions. Social networking site X, formerly known as Twitter, only became accessible to users in Pakistan late Tuesday night, after being inaccessible since Saturday. The government has not yet commented on the cause of this disruption.

Asked about the formation of the new government by The Independent, Taimur Khan Jhagra, former PTI Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtunwala told a press briefing that given what PDM-1 [Pakistan Democratic Movement] reached, I think people should not have high hopes.

The PDM was a coalition of at least 11 political parties in Pakistan that came together to oust then Prime Minister Imran Khan. The current coalition is called PDM 2.0.

Mr. Jhagra continues: They know that they have not only eroded but destroyed their legitimacy. The kind of reform that is needed in terms of the next IMF program, I'm sure they're going to have nightmares [about] what will happen to their vote bank if they try to do this.

He pointed out that the rest of the country is having nightmares about Ishaq Dar being Finance Minister again. So we are still living in interesting times. Mr. Dar has served four terms as Pakistan's finance minister since the 1990s, including three terms in the Sharif administrations.

Mr Jhagra described this month's vote as the most rigged election in Pakistan's history. He said the polls were amateurishly rigged.

The results were falsified in nine constituencies by forgers in Peshawar alone, he said. He presented initial Form 45 tallies from individual polling stations in constituencies whose results he claimed were falsified.

The PTI also demanded the establishment of a judicial commission to look into frauds in Khyber Pakhtunwala province.

It comes after a senior Pakistani official admitted to tampering with the country's elections after voting ended inconclusively amid accusations of fraud. Liaqat Ali Chattha, the commissioner of Rawalpindi city in Punjab, announced on Saturday that he would surrender to the police and resign from his post.

Pakistan's Election Commission rejected Mr Chattha's allegations of widespread fraud, but said in a press release it would investigate the matter. The electoral authority said it had not given any direction to Mr Chattha regarding a change in the election results.

Sources

1/ https://Google.com/

2/ https://www.independent.co.uk/asia/south-asia/pakistan-election-shehbaz-sharif-bilawal-bhutto-zardari-b2499635.html

The mention sources can contact us to remove/changing this article

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

ExBUlletin

to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]