Former Pakistani speaker Gilani nominated for PM

Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party vice chairman Gilani guaranteed to win the parliament vote on Monday with the support of his party and its coalition allies.

Former Pakistani speaker Gilani nominated for PM


The party of assassinated former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto nominated on Saturday former National Assembly speaker Yousaf Raza Gilani as its candidate for prime minister, a party spokesman said.

President Pervez Musharraf has asked the National Assembly to reconvene on Monday to elect the prime minister and Gilani, a vice chairman of Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party, is all but guaranteed to win the vote with the support of his party and its coalition allies.

Reuters

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