Imran Khan officially wins Pakistan election

Imran KhanPakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, shows his marked thumb after casting his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Cricket legend Imran Khan has been appointed winner of the Pakistani election but has to form a coalition government.


Even before the official outcome was complete,Khan declared himself winner of the election.

The self-proclaimed winner arrived on Thursday with a “new” Pakistan promise, and assured the nation that he would clean up the corruption “eating our country as a crushing force.”

Khan also said he would restore the balance of relations with the United States in a way that serves both countries.


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