Shahbaz Sharif is less confrontational with Pakistan Army: Wall Street Journal

Shahbaz Sharif is less confrontational with Pakistan Army: Wall Street Journal
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WASHINGTON: The new Pakistan prime minister faces a barrage of challenges and perhaps the incoming leader would be divested of significant power that the government used to enjoy under ex-premier Nawaz Sharif, the US media said.

“The ousting of Nawaz Sharif as Pakistan’s prime minister by the court and the takeover of the position by his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif could hand more power to the country’s military establishment,” wrote the Wall Street Journal newspaper.

“Shahbaz Sharif has a history of being less confrontational with armed forces”, the paper said in its report based on interviews with Pakistani and US political analysts.

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