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Following the elections, Shehbaz Sharif was chosen to serve as Pakistan's prime minister for a second term with 201 votes

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NEW DELHI: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said on Sunday that PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif, who received 201 votes, has been chosen as Pakistan's 24th prime minister.

The PTI's Imran Khan-endorsed candidate for prime minister, Omer Ayub Khan, received 92 votes. Shehbaz gave a hug to his older brother, former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, after the news. "The country's subsequent development is exemplary in and of itself, particularly when my quaid [brother] was elected prime minister three times. Furthermore, Shehbaz stated in his victory address that it is accurate to claim that Nawaz Sharif is the one who founded Pakistan.

Shehbaz also expressed gratitude to the PPP and other party partners for believing in him and appointing him as the Speaker of the House. PTI-backed MPs screamed "thief" epithets from the opposition benches during Shehbaz's speech. Allegations of widespread vote tampering have clouded the recently finished general elections. The PTI of Imran Khan has claimed that despite other candidates receiving the majority of the vote, certain PML-N and PPP candidates were declared winners. Further denouncing the poll authorities for'stealing' the people's mandate was done by other PTI leaders.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, led by the 71-year-old imprisoned former prime minister Imran Khan, helped independent candidates win 93 seats in the National Assembly. The PPP secured 54 seats, placing third, behind the PML-N's 75 seats. There are 17 seats held by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P).