Imran Khan's Party Confident in Forming Pakistan's Next Government!

By Gamal Khattab February 11, 2024 1733



  • Pakistani Army Commander General Asim Munir urges political maturity and unity.
  • Assem congratulates candidates for successful voting process.
  • Interim President of Tehreek-e-Insaf Party, confident in forming Pakistan's next government.
  • Independents, mostly affiliated with Tehreek-e-Insaf party, won 102 seats.
  • Khan plans to go to court to decide on loss of party affiliated individuals due to evidence of mass fraud.
  • People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari plans alliances for next government.
  • Foreign statements question election integrity.
  • Shikhab Mahmoud, Nawaz Sharif supporter, expresses dissatisfaction.

Imran Khan's Party Emerges as the Largest in Parliament

The Tehreek-e-Insaf Party, led by Imran Khan, is confident in its ability to form the next government in Pakistan. Gohar Ali Khan, the interim president of the party, announced that they will seek to form the government since they have won the most parliamentary seats.

According to the latest official results announced by the General Election Commission, the Tehreek-e-Insaf party-affiliated independents have won 102 seats, making them the leading force in the elections. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Sharif party won 73 seats, the Peoples Party led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari won 54 seats, and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement won 17 seats. Results for 7 seats are still pending.

Tehreek-e-Insaf's Plan to Form a Government

Gohar Ali Khan stated that the Tehreek-e-Insaf party will try to form a government because they are the largest political party in the National Assembly. He expressed confidence in winning the majority in the Punjab province and highlighted their success in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Regarding allegations of fraud and loss in the elections, Gohar Ali Khan mentioned that they will take the matter to court. He believes that evidence of mass fraud, including video clips of candidates stamping ballot papers themselves in Karachi, will support their case.

Peoples Party Seeks Alliances

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the chairman of the Peoples Party, announced that his party will seek alliances with other forces to form the next government. He emphasized the importance of his party's role in the Punjab and Balochistan provinces and their control over the parliament of the Sindh province.

Former Prime Minister's Call for Cooperation

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called on other parties and winning independent candidates to cooperate with him in forming the government and managing the country's affairs.

Army's Call for Political Maturity

Pakistani Army Commander General Asim Munir urged politicians to demonstrate political maturity and unity. He emphasized the need to move away from chaos and polarization for the progress of the country.

Foreign Ministry's Response to Election Criticism

The Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed surprise at foreign statements questioning the integrity of the elections. They considered these statements irresponsible and stated that the elections were held properly and successfully.

Concerns and Doubts

Some citizens have expressed concerns and doubts about the electoral process. They believe that there were irregularities and tampering in the results. However, others have faith in their chosen parties and leaders.

Overall, the political landscape in Pakistan is evolving, and the formation of the next government will depend on alliances and negotiations among the parties.

Source: Al Jazeera