16 August 2018 Current Affairs:
Asad Qaiser of Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party has been elected as the Speaker of Pakistan’s parliament. He secured 176 votes and defeat Khursheed Shah. He was sworn in as the Speaker of the National Assembly, Parliament’s lower house on 15th August.
PTI leader Imran Khan is set to become the prime minister after the National Assembly voting by the 342 members on August 17. The swearing-in ceremony has been scheduled for August 18.