Spokesperson Fawad Chaudhary has said that his party will form governments in the center and the three provinces whilst in Sindh, it will play the role of a strong opposition. "We now have the backing of 168 members including coalition parties and the reserved seats for minorities and women and we are in talks with more independent candidates, who will join us in the coming days", he told journalists in Islamabad.
PDP president Mehbooba, while addressing the party's 19th foundation day ceremony here on 28 July, had appealed to Modi to accept the hand of friendship and dialogue extended by the Pakistan's PTI leader for ending the bloodshed in the state.
As Pakistan held its election on July 25, former cricket hero Imran Khan's PTI has emerged victorious with the most number of seats in Parliament. In Pakistan there are many smaller parties and independents, holding around 50 assembly seats. "A decision about it will be taken by the party in consultation with the foreign ministry in coming days", he said.
Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has urged Pakistan's soon-to-be prime minister Imran Khan to take "bold and positive" calls like the ones he had taken on the cricket field during his time as the captain of the Pakistan cricket team.
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One religious party that fared badly in the election threatened on Friday to stage street protests over the results, but representatives of several larger parties said there was little support for that. His win also has been widely trumpeted as historic for breaking the decades-long two-party dominance of Pakistani politics. Usually, independent candidates join the party which is in a position to form the government.
It said the views expressed by Khan during his speech about Pakistan's future ties with its neighbours and global powers were "sensible and aspirational".
European Union election observers expressed concerns that there was "a notable lack in equality of opportunity" in the vote, which was "not as good" as the country's previous election in 2013. The military needs money and China has provided money and Trump has largely cut them off. A party can only form the government if it manages to secure 172 seats in total.
Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had 62 seats, the results showed.
He added later: "The credibility or the legitimacy of this process, that is for the people of Pakistan".