Editorial Analysis || The Pakistan test

• Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf has emerged as a majority in Pakistan’s election.

• The campaign for these federal and provincial elections in Pakistan saw
allegations of rigging and military interference.

• Imran Khan’s immediate task is to negotiate assistance from the International Monetary Fund to tackle a balance of payments crisis.

• Pakistan has already sought loans from China under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

• His next challenge is to deliver on the promise Pakistan has made to USA to end terror and engage the Taliban in talks.

• He will have to tackle terror groups inside Pakistan

• that target Pakistani forces

• those trained with Pakistan’s support to target its neighbours.

• Improving ties with India and becoming the first Pakistani PM to complete a full term remain major challenged.

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