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Shahbaz Sharif

PM Sharif’s Authority Shrinks to Islamabad After Punjab Snub

The Supreme Court decision and election of Pervez Ellahi as Punjab chief minister will have profound implications for the Sharif government which may be forced to call early elections. Early elections will dampen the hopes of army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa of getting an extension in service, paving the way for the appointment of a new army chief on merit.

Where is Pakistan Headed to after Govt’s Election Rout in Punjab?

Some analysts in Pakistan do not rule out the impositionn of martial law if the ongoinng political crisis continue to take a heavy toll on the economy.

Punjab Neutralizes ‘Neutrals’-backed Candidates in By-elections Rebuke

Now that the election stunner is in, the most frequently asked question remains the consequences of the changed parliamentary calculus in Punjab. The first casualty of this change will be the government of Mian Hamza Sharif, whose government in Punjab has lost its majority.

Pakistan’s Strongman in the Spotlight: Shaheen Sehbai’s Candid Reflections

The Bajwa-Shahbaz picture was pathetic and hurt the hearts and minds of millions of Pakistanis. So was his move to invite him to North Waziristan and make every officer salute him. What has Shahbaz got to do with these operations and terrorists anyway but why give him that opportunity?

What’s Next for Pakistan After Imran Khan’s Ouster?

Like his brother Nawaz Sharif, who has been convicted of corruption and is banned from public office, Shahbaz has faced allegations of cronyism and corruption. But this is not unusual in Pakistani politics, where opposition leaders tend to face such charges.

Pakistan Headed to a New Dawn?

Shahbaz Sharif’s “electoral magic” at the 2013 ballot box engineered their seat count upwards by 30-35 NA seats. That contrived “majority” proportionately guaranteed more...

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