Tough times ahead for Shehbaz Sharif

I t was on 4 March that Shehbaz Sharif was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He heads a coalition of PML (Nawaz), PPP of Asif Ali Zardari and MQM (Muttahida Qaumi Movement) It is clear that he came to power after a massively rigged election which deprived Imran Khan’s PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf) of at least 80 seats in the National Assembly which has 266 elected seats.

Pakistan never ceases to amaze observers

Pakistan never ceases to amaze. This was evident in their recently concluded elections. Polling results were delayed by days to select candidates shortlisted by the Rawalpindi clique of generals.