Islamabad, 10 Feb (HS):- The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is learned to have initiated discussion in forming a coalition government at the national level and in Punjab province. PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif held a discussion with PPP leader and former President Asil Ali Zardari in this connection, Geo News has reported.
Even if Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) secured the highest number of seats, the number was not enough to form a government. The results of 253 out of 265 seats were declared, and PTI-supported candidates have bagged 92. With the announcement of results of only 12 seats remaining none of the parties can achieve the required target of 133 seats for a simple majority to form the government. PML-N has 71 seats in his kitty, while PPP bagged 54 seats.
According to Geo News, Sharif held a discussion with Asif Ali Zardari and Bilawal Zardari Bhutto for a coalition. The meeting lasted for about 45 minutes, Geo News has reported. Both are planning the formation of government at the National Level and in the Punjab Province.
The people of Pakistan have expressed their love for Imran Khan through the ballot papers. Imran’s party PTI was also deprived of using the party symbol – the Cricket Bat. The party candidates contested the polls as independents. PML-N will have to seek the support of other parties besides PPP to form the government.
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