Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) has accepted its defeat in the Punjab by-polls as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the leading party in the majority of provincial assembly’s seats.
While talking to a private news channel, PML-N leader Malik Ahmed Khan accepted the defeat of his political party in today’s Punjab by-polls. He said, “I am accepting whole-heartedly that PTI clinched historic victory and the public votes came against us.”
Malik Ahmed Khan added, “I have talked to Hamza Shahbaz and it is a difficult situation. There is a coalition government in the Centre. Hamza Shahbaz has also asked to respect the public opinion.”
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is currently leading on 17 out of 20 seats of the Punjab Assembly in today’s by-elections, whereas, PML-N managed to win only two seats and one seat by an independent candidate, according to the unofficial and unconfirmed results.
According to details, Hamza summoned a session in view of the current situation in which the PML-N leadership will make important decisions regarding its political strategy in Punjab.