Nawaz Sharif responds over the by elections results
*ISLAMABAD - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday responds over the results of the by elections results.*
*He said the opposition Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) received more votes than its expectation in Oct 14 by-elections.*
Speaking to journalists on the premises of the accountability court where he turned up today for hearing of the Flagship case, he said everything outright changed within the first 60 days of the new government.
He said this happened for the first time in the country’s political history despite the fact that he had been behind bars while his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif is still in NAB custody.
According to unofficial and unverified results, PTI lost two of the four National Assembly seats vacated by its chief Imran Khan to the Muttahida Majli-i-Amal and the PML-N.
The PTI and the PML-N got four seats each out of 11 NA seats. The PML-Q managed to win two seats in Chakwal and Gujrat, whereas the MMA won the Bannu seat.
In the by-elections on 24 provincial assembly seats, the PTI won nine seats (four in Punjab and five in KP) while PML-N grabbed six seats (five in Punjab and one in KP).