Imran Khan's victory notifications halted over violations case

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The PTI emerged as the single largest party with 116 seats, in the recently concluded National Assembly elections.

A Pakistani takes selfie with Imran Khan, center, head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, as he leaves a party meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Sharif is now appealing a 10-year prison sentence for corruption and the party is led by his brother, Shabaz Sharif.

Final results showed the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif - now in jail for a corruption conviction - picking up 64 seats.

He also said that after the support of the BNP and other coalition partners, the PTI has 177 seats. After taking oath in the National Assembly, candidates will elect the speaker of the House along with the prime minister.

DawnNewsTV sources have also put Imran Ismail as a candidate to become the new Governor Sindh.

Federal Law Minister Ali Zafar said last week that the caretaker wants to complete the transfer of power by August 15.

"Imran Khan has always been against security protocols and VIP culture", Khan's spokesperson Naeemul Haq said."But it's the government that gave him the PM's protocol". He vowed, "I will take decisions based on merit and for the betterment of the people".

Qureshi insisted the opposition would not be able to undermine the new government and quoted Khan as saying during Monday's meeting that all they can do is "create a rumpus".

ECP has conditionally notified his electoral win on the remaining three seats.

Newly elected members of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly belonging to the PTI attended a parliamentary meeting presided over by prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan. The PPP would contest for the seat of Speaker against the nominee of PTI in the National Assembly.

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