Pakistan’s ruling party vows smooth transition ahead of vote on interim PM

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July 30, 2017 3:38 PM

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) – Pakistan’s president has called a special parliamentary session on Tuesday (Aug 1) to hold a vote to install Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister, with the ruling party vowing a smooth transfer of power after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted.