Nawaz Sharif is set to form the new government in Pakistan. He was prime minister of the Islamic country twice in the 1990s. Experts hope to see a new Sharif this time when he sits in the PM office in Islamabad again.
Pakistan has elected a new parliament. First results show that the Pakistan Muslim League of former Prime Minister Sharif secured a majority. The international press has high expectations for the new government.
Former Pakistani PM Sharif has emerged victorious in parliamentary elections but the biggest winners in these historic elections are the Pakistani people who came out to vote despite the fear of the Taliban.
The Indian political establishment has responded to the victory of former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif in May 11 elections with cautious optimism. Analysts hope that Sharif will be able to revive the Indo-Pakistani ties.
One of Pakistan's most influential liberal political parties, the People's Party, which was once headed by former PM Benazir Bhutto, has tasted one of its bitterest defeats in elections. Is this the end of the PPP?