The 15th National Assembly of Pakistan is the legislature of Pakistan following the 2018 general election of members of parliament (MPs) to the National Assembly of Pakistan, the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. The National Assembly is a democratically elected body consisting of 342 members, who are referred to as Members of the National Assembly (MNAs), of which 272 are directly elected members; 70 reserved seats for women and religious minorities are allocated to the political parties according to their proportion of the total vote.

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  • The 15th National Assembly of Pakistan is the legislature of Pakistan following the 2018 general election of members of parliament (MPs) to the National Assembly of Pakistan, the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. The National Assembly is a democratically elected body consisting of 342 members, who are referred to as Members of the National Assembly (MNAs), of which 272 are directly elected members; 70 reserved seats for women and religious minorities are allocated to the political parties according to their proportion of the total vote. Elections for 270 directly-elected seats in the National Assembly took place on 25 July 2018. The elections for the remaining two directly-electable seats were postponed. As a result of the election, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) became the single largest party, though without an overall majority. PTI won 149 seats in the National Assembly. Pakistan Muslim League (N) (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) secured 82 and 53 seats, respectively. Following the election, nine independent candidates joined PTI. Members of the 15th National Assembly took an oath on 13 August 2018, and marked the constitutional transition of power from one democratically-elected government to another for the second time in the history of Pakistan. It marked the constitutional transition of power from one democratically-elected government to another for the first time following the 2013 general election. Asad Qaiser and Qasim Khan Suri of PTI were elected as the legislature's speaker and deputy speaker, respectively. On 17 August 2018, Imran Khan of PTI secured 176 votes and was elected the new Prime Minister of Pakistan for the first time, with the support of allied parties. Shahbaz Shareef won a PML-N leadership vote to succeed Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah as permanent Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly. On 14 October 2018, by-election were held on 11 National Assembly seats. PTI and PML-N won four seats, each. Two were bagged by PML-Q and one seat was won by MMA. (en)
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  • The 15th National Assembly of Pakistan is the legislature of Pakistan following the 2018 general election of members of parliament (MPs) to the National Assembly of Pakistan, the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Pakistan. The National Assembly is a democratically elected body consisting of 342 members, who are referred to as Members of the National Assembly (MNAs), of which 272 are directly elected members; 70 reserved seats for women and religious minorities are allocated to the political parties according to their proportion of the total vote. (en)
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  • List of members of the 15th National Assembly of Pakistan (en)
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