Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the country’s new leader. Photo: AFP
Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the country’s new leader. Photo: AFP
Pakistan

Pakistan lawmakers elect Shehbaz Sharif as new PM after Imran Khan ousted

  • Sharif says forging a durable peace with India won’t be possible without a solution for the disputed Kashmir region
  • He says his administration will speed up construction of the US$60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative

Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the country’s new leader. Photo: AFP
Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the country’s new leader. Photo: AFP
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