Pakistan to appoint Abbasi as interim PM to replace Nawaz Sharif: Sources

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July 29, 2017 8:44 PM

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) – Pakistan’s ruling PML-N party will appoint Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the interim prime minister to replace ousted leader Nawaz Sharif, two sources close to Sharif said on Saturday (July 29), with Sharif’s brother Shahbaz chosen as the long-term successor.