Talking to the newly elected members of KP Assembly, the prime minister-in-waiting said his nominated choice for the position of chief minister KP would be a "decision taken in the best interest of the people".
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday telephoned Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to congratulate him on his party's successful performance in the recently-held general elections, the PTI media cell said.
In this regard, PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that many independent candidates were those who couldn't be allotted the PTI ticket due to which they contest on their own. "The worst kind of irregularities have been committed, which are unprecedented", party leader Shahbaz Sharif said.
Imran Khan's party announced on Monday (Jul 30) it has acquired enough seats in Pakistan's lower house through coalition talks to form a majority government.
Though the PPP and the PML-N have also rejected the elections results, sources in the two parties told Dawn that they would not support the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA)'s call for boycotting the oath-taking session of the National Assembly.More news: Weather warning issued for thunderstorms
Analysts have expressed concern that disgruntled losers could create instability for the incoming new government, which will face mounting challenges - including a crumbling economy, a crippling debt and a raging militancy. "We hope that it will be a straightforward government that is free of thieves and that cares about the country", she said.
The poll has been marred by long delays in counting and complaints of rigging by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.
"Unfortunately we couldn't vote online as they didn't activate it and we also couldn't travel back home to participate but our hearts and wishes are with our nation and the country", Mr Farhad said.
Gahler said European Union observers had not witnessed any military interference in polling stations they assessed.
Amidst this, if Modi attends the swearing-in of Imran who has the strong backing of the Pakistan Army, it may lead to the peace talks. The party, however, was short of 22 seats for a simple majority.
One of the first tasks for Khan, once he forms the government, will be to avert a currency crisis, following four devaluations of the rupee currency since December, which will likely require Islamabad to seek Pakistan's second International Monetary Fund bailout since 2013.