Pakistan National Assembly gets new speaker

Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, was elected the speaker of Pakistan’s National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, Monday.

Sadiq became the 14th speaker of the National Assembly after securing 258 of the 313 votes polled in the 342-member National Assembly, reported Xinhua, citing outgoing speaker Fahmida Mirza.

Hours before the election, the outgoing Pakistan Peoples Party withdrew its candidates for the positions of speaker and deputy speaker.

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