Federal Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar has said that the cantonment boards elections have proved that the PTI is the only majority party in the country and that Prime Minister Imran Khan is the only national leader.
In a statement posted on social media site Twitter after the unofficial results were pouring in, Asad said that the PTI won either the highest or second-highest seats in every province in the cantonment boards elections.
He said that the PML-N could not get any seat in Balochistan and came in at fifth place in Sindh, while the PPP got no seat in Punjab and Balochistan and came in third in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to the unofficial results, the PTI bagged 63 seats, closely followed by PML-N which won 59, independents captured 52.
The PTI secured the most seats in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 18, followed by 28 in Punjab, 14 in Sindh and three in Balochistan.
The PML-N, however, swept Punjab with 51 seats, but managed only five in KP, three in Sindh and none in Balochistan.
SHEHBAZ SHARIF: Meanwhile, Nawaz League (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif congratulated his party leaders and workers on success in the cantonment elections.
Shehbaz said in tweet that by the grace of God, the success the party was achieving is the result of people’s trust and hope in PML-N and it politics.
He congratulated the entire nation and the successful candidates.