Pakistan News : PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif has been elected third time Chief Minister of Punjab after receiving 300 votes Thursday.
There was a contest between PML-N’s Shahbaz Sharif and Mian Mehmoodur Rashid, a joint candidate of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the PML-Q while the PPP-P and the JI had not fielded its candidate for the slot of chief minister Punjab.
Shahbaz Sharif’s win was certain for the slot of chief minister as his party enjoys majority in the Punjab Assembly.
A total strength of the Punjab Assembly members is 371 of which 358 are notified. According to the current strength of assembly members, PML-N enjoys support of 305 members while the PTI had 26 members, the PML-Q nine, PML-Z two while the JUI-F, JI and BNAP have one each.