Unfortunately, the jack pot slipped in the bag of inexperienced newest and young parliamentarian Bilawal Bhutto rather being bagged by the the iconic celebrity politician, experienced parliamentarian and a recently elected House of Leader and the Prime Minister elected Imran Khan aka Kaptaan Khan. The army and Khan have denied the claims.
He and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party campaigned on promises to end widespread graft while building an "Islamic welfare state".
PTI candidates were also voted Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly this week, putting Khan in a strong position to carry forward his legislative agenda.
"The whole nation has rejected this election", said Shehbaz Sharif, demanding an investigation of electoral irregularities. "Will stand in the national assembly twice every month to answer the questions about my leadership", PTI chairman said.More news: EPL: Mourinho tells Pogba to 'leave' Manchester United
Former Indian cricket star Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday arrived in Pakistan to a warm welcome to attend the oath-taking ceremony of prime minister-elect Imran Khan, who had brought the 92' World Cup home. "I got here on my own".
His mandate as leader will last five years.
Sharif, who was jailed over corruption accusations several weeks before the election, saw his second stint in power ended by a military coup in 1999.
Earlier this week Asad Umar, widely expected to be appointed Finance Minister, told the English-language Dawn newspaper that Pakistan turning to the International Monetary Fund would be a "fallback option" and that all other possibilities are being explored.