Nawaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto’s parties strike deal to form coalition govt in Pak | World News

Former Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Tuesday that his party has reached an agreement with the largest party in the country’s National Assembly to form a coalition government.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (AFP)

The agreement between Bhutto Zardari’s Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ends days of uncertainty and post-election negotiations on February 8 resulted in a hung national assembly .

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Bhutto Zardari confirmed at a late news conference that former Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Nawaz’s younger brother, will be the coalition’s candidate for prime minister, and his father Asif Ali Zardari their candidate for the country’s president.

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