Shehbaz Sharif Likely to Become Next
Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif is the front-runner to replace Pakistan PM Imran Khan
He will become PM if the
no-trust vote against Imran Khan is successful.
Sharif has been instrumental in toppling the Imran Khan's government which has 155 members in the 342-member National Assembly and needs at least 172
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Born in a Punjabi-speaking Kashmiri family in Lahore, Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif family emigrated from Anantnag in Kashmir for business
And eventually settled in the village of Jati Umra in Amritsar district, Punjab at the beginning of the twentieth century.
He has two brothers, Abbas Sharif and Nawaz Sharif, who is a three-time elected Prime Minister of Pakistan.