He will be replacing famous anchor and journalist, Najam Sethi, known for his insight analysis and ‘Chirriya’, who has been working as acting CM.
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Shahbaz has secured record 300 votes against Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate Mian Mahmudur Rasheed.
The contest was between PML-N’s nominee Shahbaz Sharif and Mehmoodur Rashid of PTI with Shahbaz is the strongest contender with support of around 300 members of PML-N.
Speaker Rana Muhammed Iqbal presided the session for election for the slot of the chief minister.
There were 358 members in the session to vote for the slot. PML-N enjoys support of 305 members while the PTI has 26 members‚ the PML-Q nine‚ PML-Z two‚ the JUI-F‚ JI and BNAP have one each.