Election of Nawaz Sharif new chapter of political history

Supporters of Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N celebrate victory in Lahore,

LAHORE, May 12,2013 (SUMEERA RIAZ / UPI Next) — With former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) emerging as clear victors in Saturday’s general elections, political observers and voters are predicting a new chapter in Pakistan’s political history.Sixty percent of Pakistan’s electorate turned out for yesterday’s poll, both Gallup International and the Free and Fair Election Network reported.With votes still coming, Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League won 114 seats in the country’s 272-seat National Assembly. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Imran Khan’s Tehrik-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) are tied with 26 seats each, and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) took 12 seats.

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