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Former PM Sharif Set to Lead Pakistan Once Againi
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May 12, 2013 7:00 PM
The initial, unofficial, results in Pakistan’s landmark elections for a new national assembly and government are in, and veteran politician and two-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif looks set to lead the country once again. Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad that Pakistanis are looking to the new government with hope that it will be able to solve the country’s deep economic and security problems.

Former PM Sharif Set to Lead Pakistan Once Again

Published May 12, 2013

The initial, unofficial, results in Pakistan’s landmark elections for a new national assembly and government are in, and veteran politician and two-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif looks set to lead the country once again. Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad that Pakistanis are looking to the new government with hope that it will be able to solve the country’s deep economic and security problems.


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