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Who is Shahid Khaqan Abbasi? - The Indian Express

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi first entered into politics after the death of his father Khaqan Abbasi, who was the Minister of production at the time. He fought as an independent candidate and won from Rawalpindi in 1988. 84. Shares. Share. By: Express Web Desk ...and more »

Pakistan lawmakers elect new prime minister — who's likely to step aside in 45 days - Los Angeles Times

Pakistan's former petroleum minister and prime minister-designate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrives at the Parliament House to casts his vote during the election for interim prime minister in Islamabad on August 1, 2017. (AAMIR QURESHI / AFP/Getty Images ...and more »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi: A Nawaz Sharif Loyalist At Helm In Pakistan - NDTV

Abbasi is a true loyalist of Sharif and stood with him when his government was toppled in 1999 by former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf. People | Press Trust of India | Updated: August 01, 2017 19:02 IST. 1Share. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS ...and more »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Replaces Nawaz Sharif As Pakistan Prime Minister - NDTV

Nawaz Sharif was the 15th Prime Minister in Pakistan's 70-year history -- roughly half of which was under military rule -- to be removed before term. World | Reported by Bhairavi Singh, Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Updated: August 01, 2017 21:13 ...and more »

Pakistani PM disqualified by court over Panama Papers links - Center for Public Integrity

This photo released by Pakistan's Muslim League shows Pakistani ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressing a party in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, July 29, 2017. Pakistan's deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed his disappointment over ...and more »

After campaign to oust Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan looks to take the job - Livemint

Imran Khan spearheaded demands for a probe against Nawaz Sharif after the Panama Paper leak. Photo: Reuters. Islamabad: As Pakistani cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan prepared for a victory rally to celebrate the success of his campaign to ...and more »

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Elected to Replace Ousted Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif - The Wire

Pakistan's former Petroleum Minister and Prime Minister designate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi leaves after submitting his nomination papers to become the new Premier at the Parliament House in Islamabad, Pakistan July 31, 2017. Credit: Reuters/Faisal Mahmood ...and more »

With Nawaz Sharif's Ouster, Pakistan Military's Chokehold Over Parliament Tightens - The Wire

While the army will likely continue to use the judiciary as a pawn and wield power from behind the scenes, it remains to be seen if any other leader can stand up to it. Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (left), Nawaz Sharif. Credit: Reuters ...and more »

Pakistan Prepares to Elect New Prime Minister on Tuesday - The Wire

The end of Nawaz Sharif's stint in power has raised questions about Pakistan's democracy. No prime minister has completed a full term in power since independence. Pakistan's former petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi poses for a photo during an ...and more »

Imran Khan, Strongest Contender to Lead Pakistan, Is No Shoo-In - New York Times

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In 1992, when Pakistan won its only Cricket World Cup, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was asked by a television host if the team captain, Imran Khan, a national heartthrob, would be right for his party if Mr. Khan went into politics ...and more »