Yousaf Raza Gilani elected as Pakistan PM

Pakistan's National Assembly elected as prime minister on Monday Yousaf Raza Gilani, a top official in assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's party.

Yousaf Raza Gilani elected as Pakistan PM
Gilani won with 264 votes in the 342-seat lower house of parliament. The only other contender, Chaudhry Pervez Elahi of the Pakistan Muslim League that backs President Pervez Musharraf, won 42 votes.

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Last Mod: 24 Mart 2008, 14:57
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