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Maryam Nawaz Sharif elected first female chief minister of Pak Punjab

Maryam Nawaz Sharif elected first female chief minister of Pak Punjab

Islamabad, Feb 26 (UNI) Maryam Nawaz Sharif, senior vice president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party, was elected on Monday as the first female chief minister for Pakistan's eastern Punjab province, Speaker of the provincial assembly Malik Muhammad Ahmad announced.
Maryam, the daughter of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, secured 220 votes against zero votes received by Aftab Ahmad Khan, a candidate of the Sunni Ittehad Council, said the Speaker.
Khan and his party members walked out of the assembly session and boycotted the voting process after he was not allowed to discuss some issues related to reserved seats.

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