KARACHI: Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Afghan PM Hamid Karzai and other world leaders congratulated Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for winning the general elections.
In a statement, Singh felicitated Mian Nawaz Sharif for his party’s victory in the election.
Political heavyweights made their way into National Assembly as PML-N gained over 128 seats in the lower house.
Nawaz Sharif is now heading for a third term as Pakistan’s prime minister.
The PML-N held off a challenge from Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf which gained majority of seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, giving a tough time to PML-N in Punjab but secured just 10 seats from the province.