Shehbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's Prime Minister April 11, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

Shehbaz Sharif was voted in as part of a united opposition that has come together against the incumbent Prime Minister, Imran Khan. Shehbaz is the brother of Nawaz Sharif, himself a former Pakistani Prime Minister who was barred from holding office after facing corruption charges. Zebunnisa Burki, Op-Ed Editor at 'The News' newspaper in Pakistan explains what led up to this weekend's vote: And with the far-right Marine Le Pen set to face Emmanuel Macron in the final battle for the French Presidency, we speak to Laurent Allias who runs Josiane, an advertising agency based in Paris and Alexandre Mayol, …



Shehbaz Sharif was voted in as part of a united opposition that has come together against the incumbent Prime Minister, Imran Khan. Shehbaz is the brother of Nawaz Sharif, himself a former Pakistani Prime Minister who was barred from holding office after facing corruption charges. Zebunnisa Burki, Op-Ed Editor at 'The News' newspaper in Pakistan explains what led up to this weekend's vote: And with the far-right Marine Le Pen set to face Emmanuel Macron in the final battle for the French Presidency, we speak to Laurent Allias who runs Josiane, an advertising agency based in Paris and Alexandre Mayol, Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Lorraine. Plus as we hear from the BBC's Guy Hedgecoe, in Spain, people's finances were already stretched before the Ukraine invasion, now fuel and energy prices have become a national talking point. Plus, what to wear for the return to the office? We hear from Pilita Clark. (Picture description: a supporter of Pakistan Muslim League-Nholds a party flag with images of Shehbaz Sharif and Nawaz Sharif.