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Who Is Nasirul Mulk- the CareTaker Prime Minister of Pakistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly, Khursheed Shah named the Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk as the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan until July 25 the date of the General Elections 2018.

Who Is Nasirul Mulk

Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk was born August 17, 1950, in Swat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He served as the Chief Justice of Pakistan from 6 July 2014 to 16 August 2015. Mulk also served as the acting Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan from 30 November 2013 to 6 July 2014.

He is one of the seven judges of Supreme Court who signed the application to restrain government from imposing martial law on Nov 3, 2007.

The reaction of Politicians on Appointment of Interim PM

Leaders from all the major parties welcomed the appointment of a caretaker prime minister. It is a perception that interim PM is pro-Nawaz. Well, PTI chief Imran Khan welcomed his appointment and congratulated him.

Chairman of Pakistan People Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also welcomed the move.

Jamat-i-Islami leader Sahibzada Tariq Ullah also reportedly told media that his party had accepted the name for caretaker PM of Pakistan. He further expressed that mulk had served as the Chief Justice of Supreme Court and the party hopes that he would help conduct the free, fair and transparent elections in Pakistan.

Is Interm PM of Pakistan Pro-N League

PTI leadership has welcomed the Justice (r) Mulk as caretaker prime minister of Pakistan and shown hope on his competency as he has played the role of chief of the election commission of Pakistan. But,  many social media users and PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf) activists think that he is pro-Nawaz Sharif ex-Prime Minister who was disqualified by Supreme Court.

Here is what the PTI supporters and political commentators on Twitter think of the new appointment.

And, few supporters indeed have grievances as well.

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