Nawaz names Shahbaz for CM Punjab

Published May 23, 2013
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LAHORE: Chief of the Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N), Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, formally announced on Thursday the nomination of his younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif, as chief minister of Punjab, DawnNews reported.

A parliamentary committee would finalise the nomination before the commencement of the Punjab Assembly session which has been summoned for May 29.

If elected, it would be Shahbaz's third term as chief minister of the province.

The Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) is leading in the provincial assembly with a two-third majority.

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