Mr Sharif introduced the choice after a Wednesday evening assembly of PML-N leaders at his residence.
Pakistani media quoted get together leaders current on the assembly as saying that Nawaz Sharif praised Shehbaz Sharif for his hard-working nature and devotion to public service.
“Shehbaz has at all times labored to additional the get together insurance policies for public welfare and this unflagging perspective earned him the chance to be trusted for a better workplace,” stated Nawaz Sharif.
“We’re a democratic political get together the place everyone seems to be free to voice their thoughts. Shehbaz has had distinction of opinion over some points but his dedication to the get together overrules all else, which is why he has by no means violated the get together self-discipline,” he added.
The previous Prime Minister, ousted from workplace over corruption fees, lauded Shehbaz Sharif’s imaginative and prescient as Chief Minister. “Shehbaz Sharif has by no means disenchanted me,” he stated.
The announcement marks a truce between the 2 brothers, whose relationship had come below pressure in current instances.
Nawaz Sharif’s resolution to not nominate Shehbaz Sharif because the get together head after his disqualification was seen by some as an consequence of the rift and mistrust between the 2.