PML-N to elect new PM with 235 votes: Saad Rafique


ISLAMABAD AUG 1: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Tuesday that God willing, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will be elected the prime minister today with 235 votes.

In a series of tweets, the PML-N leader from Lahore said: “Who all will you stop and till how long — PML-N members are sadiq [honest], amin [truthful] and Nawaz Sharif”. Rafique vowed that despite the hurdles and conspiracies, they will take forward Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan.

Rafique is a veteran PML-N politician and was the railways minister in the Nawaz Sharif cabinet which stood dissolved following his disqualification from the Supreme Court on Friday.