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Sharif, frontrunner as next Pakistani PM, seen as 'can-do' administrator

Business Standard | 10/04/2022 09:18 AM | Click to read full article

Shehbaz Sharif, the person most likely to be Pakistan's next prime minister, is little known outside his home country but has a reputation domestically as an effective administrator more than as a politician.

Analysts say Shehbaz, unlike Nawaz, enjoys amicable relations with Pakistan's military, which traditionally controls foreign and defence policy in the nuclear-armed nation of 220 million people.